Two People Arrested After Allegedly Injuring a Child

child-abuseA Tullahoma woman was arrested last weekend for allegedly injuring her 3-year-old stepdaughter.
Katrina Leigh Ratzlaff, 23, of Anthony Lane was arrested Aug. 8 on charges of child abuse or neglect by sheriff’s investigator James Sherrill after she allegedly admitted to kicking the child and fracturing the girl’s femur. According to warrants, she admitted to kicking the girl.
Ratzlaff allegedly kicked the child after getting angry at the little girl.
The woman is being held in the Coffee County Jail under a $100,000 bond.
Meanwhile, her husband Michael Lee Ratzlaff, 26, is charged with failing to report a brutality, neglect or abuse of a child in the case.
He allegedly knew of the incident but made false statements to hospital personnel about the incident involving his daughter.
Both are due to appear in Coffee County General Sessions Court Aug. 26.