Oakland City mother accused of biting, punching child

Kimberly Vansickle. (Source: Gibson County Jail)
Kimberly Vansickle. (Source: Gibson County Jail)

GIBSON CO., IN (WFIE) - An Oakland City mother is accused of biting and punching her child.

Authorities say when officers responded to a disturbance call just before midnight Sunday night, they found Kimberly Vansickle intoxicated and sitting in a car that did not belong to her.

Officers say she bit her 15-year-old daughter, who has cystic fibrosis, in the face and then punched the girl in the stomach.

Vansickle is being held in the Gibson County Jail without bond.

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