Suffolk mother charged with abusing son

Posted at 2:37 PM, Apr 20, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-20 14:37:47-04

Suffolk, Va. – A Suffolk mother has been arrested after allegedly abusing her son.

Suffolk police and EMS were sent to Mack Benn Elementary on February 12th after the boy complained of pain and being given medication that wasn’t prescribed to him.

He was transported to Sentara Obici Hospital for treatment and then transferred to the Children’s Hospital of the Kings Daughters.

An investigation found that his mother, 38-year-old Christine Travita Williams-Porter, had allegedly abused the boy, and warrants for her arrest were filed on March 6th.

Police were unable to locate Williams Porter until April 17th when she was arrested and charged with Abuse and Neglect of Children and Cruelty and Injuries to Children.

The boy was placed in the care of other family members following the incident and release from the hospital.