Amanda Hastings, 30, of North Platte, landed in jail Monday after she allegedly struck and kicked her son, causing the boy injury and pain.
Police responded to the reported child abuse at the Little Monkey’s Child Care, 3302 S. Willow.
After investigating, Hastings was arrested and charged with felony child abuse, a police spokesman said. She was jailed at 9 p.m. and released the next day, pending a court appearance.
Hastings is the owner of the child care operation.