Woman throws 1-year-old child to the ground in tantrum over beer

BURLINGTON, North Carolina -- Officials say a woman was arrested after she threw her 1-year-old child to the ground after she was denied a beer.

The child did not suffer any serious injuries from the incident, authorities said.

On Saturday around 4:30 p.m., police said 29-year-old Kyesha Sherell Willis went to a neighbor's home and demanded a beer. When the neighbors denied her the drink, she allegedly threw her son to the ground and assaulted the neighbor.

Authorities said Willis is facing charges including simple assault and assault on a child under the age of 12.

The young child is currently in the custody of his grandmother.

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