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Woonsocket Woman Allegedly Drags Boy Down Sidewalk

A 10-year-old boy is in the care of a family member a Woonsocket mother allegedly dragged him along a sidewalk while beating him, police said.

Police say a Woonsocket mother beat and dragged a 10-year-old along a sidewalk on Saturday. (Photo: Woonsocket Police)
Police say a Woonsocket mother beat and dragged a 10-year-old along a sidewalk on Saturday. (Photo: Woonsocket Police)
A 10-year-old boy is in the care of a family member a Woonsocket mother allegedly dragged him along a sidewalk while beating him, police said.

Aisha Walters, 26, reportedly was walking down First Avenue on Saturday night when she got into an argument with the boy. She then started yelling and punched the boy in the stomach and legs before dragging him along the sidewalk by his arms and legs and ears.

Police said a group of neighbors witnessed the incident and intervened.

Walters was charged with second degree child abuse and is being held at the Adult Correctional Institutions in Cranston on an earlier charge of robbery. Bail on the child abuse charge was set at $10,000 with surety.

The state Department of Children, Youth and Families was contacted.
Heavy G July 03, 2014 at 08:44 AM
This does not surprise me at all. Woonsocket is becoming a mini Detroit.
Charles Nelson Reilly July 03, 2014 at 07:25 PM
I speak Baboon fluently and would be happy to lend my services if needed. She may have been upset about her welfare, ebt, Obama sailfoam or ebt card not being up to her knuckle scraping standards. I learned to speak the beasts language in the service where they ran wild.
Woonsocket Rocket July 04, 2014 at 02:43 AM
I am amazed at the fact she found someone to impregnate her in the first place!
Anita Robertson July 04, 2014 at 07:57 AM
Simple math indicates that this mother had her child at the age of 16. Which would mean that she became pregnant at 15. Should we continue to allow teenagers to keep their children? Or is it time to re-open orphanages, or mandate abortions for minors? - There are already tens of thousands of children in our country's broken foster-care system, who are (according to various studies and reports) experiencing abuse of all kinds. Some far worse than what his mother was dishing out. So that's not the answer. This is more than an individual problem. It's societal. And we spend lots of $$$ on it. How can we fix it -- and do we really have the commitment to our nation's children of all colors and ethnicities to do so? -- In other words, in response to some of the very racist comments on this site (Yes, it's great to be White in America) -- her chid is at least half Black, too. With this kind of "upbringing" he's likely going to end up in juvenile detention. Does anyone want to save him? Better do it NOW.
Heavy G July 08, 2014 at 07:10 AM
This is a societal problem yes one part of society. There have been many cultures that have had to deal with adversity and discrimination. The Irish had to live in squalor and I don’t know if you have ever heard of no Irish for hire signs back in American history. Also there is a book called from Hell to Barbados about Irish slaves that used to be hung and burned. The American Indians were slaughtered. The Chinese used as slaves to build our railroads we can go on and on but you have to look at facts Crime statistics. Plus please don’t try and tell people that they don’t know the more kids the more EBT. The earned income tax credit. The free health care the free phone. And you are right this is a vicious cycle of abusing the system of handouts. We need to have tuff regulations like drug screening. Job training centers. Daycare so they can get trained. How about you work for the City 30 hours and do ten hours of job training you get 40 hr. of welfare. The city could save a fortune by having welfare recipients clean the streets and pull weeds from the sidewalks fill pot holes plenty of those around.

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