Daycare worker charged with three counts of child abuse

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Surveillance video shows staff member pushing kids on floor.

The Sarasota county sheriff's office says Florida daycare worker, Jamie Smithmyer, 26, has been charged with three counts of child abuse.

Smithmyer was caught on surveillance video aggressively handling several young children.

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Allegations of child abuse at Cypress area daycare, Tracy Clemons reports.



Authorities say a parent noticed her carrying three toddlers by the arms and pushing them to the floor.

The children did not suffer any major injuries.

Smithmyer no longer works at the facility.

She is currently being held in Sarasota county jail without bond.
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