A Florida woman is accused of hitting a child in the head with a Taser during a fight at a middle school.
Susan Mary Strahsmeier, 42, of Gulport, was arrested on felony charges of child abuse and possession of a weapon on school property, according to an arrest report from the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. Strahsmeier also was charged with criminal mischief.
The incident occurred at 5:20 p.m. at Azalea Middle School in St. Petersburg, the Tampa Bay Times reported. According to an arrest report, Strahsmeier's daughters were involved in a "physical fight with multiple students" when she became involved and struck the victim "numerous times' in the back of the head while holding a purple Taser.
The victim suffered minor injuries, according to the arrest report.
Police said the incident was witnessed by students, and authorities also obtained video, the Times reported.
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