Complaint # 50-15-21702
Date/Time: Monday, July 27, 2015
Location: Undisclosed Residence in Dover, Delaware
Officer Releasing Information: M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
The Dover Police Department has arrested a 28-year-old mother for Assault 2nd Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child after it was discovered that she whipped her 6-year-old daughter with an extension cord. The injuries to the child were reported to Department of Services for Children, Youth, and their Families (DSCYF) by a family member of the child victim. Dover Police arrested Nivia Brown, who advised detectives that she whipped the child for not listening to her. Brown was released on unsecured bond after being arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 7.