Columbus woman, 25, faces child cruelty charges

Sarah Robinson

Jenna Nicole Peterson
Jenna Nicole Peterson

A local 25-year-old woman is behind bars following a child cruelty incident, according to an arrest report from the Columbus Police Department. 

Jenna Nicole Peterson, the suspect, of Columbus was arrested at Elizabeth Canty Apartments at 8:40 a.m. Monday on outstanding warrants charging her with cruelty to children, aggravated battery and battery. She was transported to Muscogee County Jail, where she is being held without bond until her 2 p.m. Thursday hearing in Columbus Recorder's Court.

Columbus Police declined to release details concerning the incident prior to Peterson's preliminary hearing.

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— Sarah is a crime & safety reporter at The Ledger-Enquirer. You can contact her on Twitter at @SarahR_92.