Child released from hospital; police investigating daycare

Posted at 7:09 PM, Nov 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-03 19:15:38-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A one-year-old child believed to have been abused at a Chesterfield County daycare was released from the VCU Medical Center Thursday afternoon.

Little Londyn has been in good spirits and that is keeping the family uplifted, but her mother and other relatives said they will not be happy until charges are filed.

A Chesterfield police spokesperson confirmed Thursday that the department is in the midst of a very active investigation. Officials said they they interviewed parties involved in this case but said they have not made an arrest.

Little Londyn's family is glad the case is being taken seriously and said the department of social services is investigating.

The family is trying to get to the bottom of bruises and scratches they say were found on the one-year-old this week when she was picked up from a home daycare in Chesterfield.

The family said they were told the girl had an allergic reaction.

The husband of the daycare owner told WTVR CBS 6 when the child woke up from a nap the other day, her eyes were swollen and she had scratches, but strongly denied anyone abused the little girl.

WTVR CBS 6 is not naming the center or the owners because police have not filed charges and there has been no arrest, but the child's family remains Adamant that happen.

"Everybody is involved right now. I definitely want somebody penalized for this, if not multiple members," Chardae Mosley, the girl's mother, said.

Aunt Marquita Moseley explained what drew red flags for her.

"They gave three different stories. At first they said it was an allergic reaction. Once my mom got to the house and saw how she looked, they said oh, she fell. Then they said she did it. She beat herself up in her sleep."

WTVR CBS 6 checked the state DSS website, but there was no listing for a licensed daycare at that Chesterfield address.

The husband of the daycare owner tells us his wife's facility cares for only five children, meaning they are not required to have a license.

Now that the one-year-old is recovering at home, family members said they will all pull together and provide for her since they have no plans to place Londyn in another daycare facility.

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