Cumberland County mother arrested after 'disturbing' child abuse video surfaces on social media

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- A 19-year-old Cumberland County mother was arrested Sunday evening after a 'disturbing video' surfaced on social media showing a child being assaulted in a vehicle.

Authorities said an investigation conducted by the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office led to the arrest of Samaria Teyonna Harris-Saunders.

Harris-Saunders is being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $1,000 unsecured bond. Her court date is set for August 8.

Authorities have not released what Harris-Saunders is being charged for at this time.

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