PITT COUNTY -

A Pitt County woman is accused of child abuse and assaulting a handicapped person.

Deputies arrested 34-year-old Jessica Nicole Ginn, of Floyd Harris Road, on Thursday and charged her with one count of assault on a handicapped person and one count of misdemeanor child abuse.

According to the Pitt County Sheriff's Office, said a caretaker contacted them on Dec. 8 about the alleged abuse. No other details were released.

Ginn was issued a $5,000 secured bond.