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Florida Aunt Accused of Using Stun Gun on Child

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    Florida Aunt Accused of Using Stun Gun on Child
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    A Florida woman faces a felony child abuse charge after police say she used a stun gun on her 3-year-old nephew.

    The boy's mother told police she was in another room when she heard her son cry. She found her sister Ramona Braswell, 30, laughing and activating the stun gun, but not touching the child. Police say the boy told his mom his aunt had used it on his arm.

    Braswell told police the Taser belongs to a friend and she was playing with it. She denied harming the boy.

    Police arrested Braswell on Saturday at a home in St. Petersburg. She's accused of felony child abuse for "causing visible injuries" to the child.

    She was released from jail Saturday on $5,000 bond. It's unclear whether she's hired an attorney.

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