Mother accused of dropping baby

July 14, 2009 3:11:49 PM PDT
A mother in north suburban Round Lake Park faces charges for allegedly dropping her infant daughter on her head. Police ay 19-year-old Debra Katz is accused of purposely dropping her 7-month-old daughter on her head in a busy street Saturday.

She is charged with domestic battery and may face additional charges.

Investigators say Katz had argued with her sister at her sister's home and then left. When Katz's sister followed, police say the mother threatened to drop her daughter and then actually did.

The baby was treated at a hospital and later released.