Mother arrested for refusing treatment for baby's second degree burn

TOMBALL, Texas -- A mother was arrested for refusing medical treatment for her 1-year-old that suffered a second-degree burn.

Deputies in Texas were asked to do a welfare check after a concerned citizen noticed the burn.

Deputies say 19-year-old Cybil Menard admitted there may have also been prior cigarette burns on her baby, but she has always refused medical treatment.

Menard was charged with Injury to a Child by Omission. Her bail was set at $15,000.

The child was released to a guardian.
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