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NC mother questions day care treatment of infant son

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RAEFORD, N.C. – A woman is questioning the way her infant was treated at a Raeford day care facility after she said she found marks on his body.

WTVD reported that Amy Sauls said the incident happened at Children's Developmental Center in the 300 block of Wooley Street.

Sauls said her 5-month-old came home Friday with five deep red marks on his left leg that look like pressure marks in the shape of fingerprints.

A doctor's report obtained by ABC11 had a similar description. Sauls showed pictures of the marks she said she took. She said she immediately noticed the marks when she changed her son's diaper.

Sauls said she took the child to the emergency room then Urgent Care. She also said she notified the center's director the same evening.

"They knew on Friday night that something had taken place and Monday morning, they still had no explanation. Nobody can still tell me what happened," Sauls said.

Sauls said she asked to see surveillance video from the facility.

"When I asked to see the tape, you say that it records on an as-needed basis. So when's that? When is an as-needed basis?" asked Sauls.

The center ultimately referred Sauls and ABC11 to its lawyer.

"We take all complaints seriously and are conducting an internal review and cooperating completely with all child care regulatory agencies," the center said in a statement through the attorney.

More: WTVD.

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