Woman Faces Child Endangering Charge

By: WSAZ News Staff
By: WSAZ News Staff

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A woman from Franklin Furnace, Ohio, has been charged with one count of endangering children after investigators say she hit an 8-year-old in the face several times causing injuries.

Detectives with the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Amber Sheets, 24, during a juvenile court hearing in Portsmouth on Thursday

The Sheriff’s Office began investing the alleged incident after getting a call Scioto County Children Services on Tuesday.

The 8-year-old is now in the custody of a family member.


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