Kataja Donyet Mallett

Kataja Donyet Mallett

A Rome woman was arrested Sunday night after she reportedly struck a family member causing them to drop the baby they were holding.

According to Floyd county jail reports:

Kataja Donyet Mallett, 23, 705 Trove Drive, hit a female victim in the face causing her to drop her 5-month-old baby. The baby received a laceration to the nose and toe.

Mallett is charged with felony first degree cruelty to children, misdemeanor battery and reckless conduct. She remained in jail Monday evening on a $5,700 bond.

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