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Police: Mom behind bars after hitting officers, abandoning child

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Denitra Woodson, courtesy Hopkins County Jail. Denitra Woodson, courtesy Hopkins County Jail.
HOPKINS CO., KY (WFIE) -

A woman is waking up behind bars Tuesday morning charged with child abuse and assaulting police officers.

Investigators say 20-year-old Denitra Woodson, left her child inside the Madisonville Days Inn and became very intoxicated at the hotel bar.

Police were called when they found the 4-year-old wandering the halls.

Officers say they tried to confront Woodson and she attacked them.

According to the report, she also threatened to kill the woman who she believed called the police.

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