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Nurse from Royal Palm Beach faces child neglect charges

Posted at 5:21 AM, Feb 17, 2017
and last updated 2019-03-26 06:24:31-04

A licensed nurse from Royal Palm Beach was arrested and charged with child neglect.

Investigators say Ashley Crawford, 33, was arrested after her 2-year-old son was admitted Dec. 8 to St. Mary's Medical Center with injuries she couldn't explain.

Detectives say injuries were discovered on the boy's head, face and leg. 

Crawford was booked at the Palm Beach County Jail on Feb. 8 and released from jail on a $10,000 bond.

Her child is now in foster care.