DeKalb County

Police investigating suspected child abuse case at DeKalb County day care

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Police are currently investigating a child abuse incident at a DeKalb County day care.

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DeKalb County police said the incident, which they did not provide details for, happened at the Appletree Learning Center & Academy at 4700 E. Ponce de Leon Ave. in Stone Mountain.


Police said there could be other children who are victims. Parents are asked to contact the DeKalb County Special Victims Unit at 770-724-7710.

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It’s unclear what sparked the investigation or how many victims there may be. It’s also unclear if there are any teachers at the school involved.

Channel 2′s Audrey Washington was at the day care Wednesday afternoon, where she saw children still inside.

Washington did some checking and found the facility is licensed and takes care of infants through children 5 years old.

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