Police say a Minnesota mother and her husband shaved the head of her year-old daughter, then forced the girl to run around in a diaper in public as punishment for a failing grade on her report card.
Mike Monsrud with the Fridley Police Department. He said while officers were escorting the girl to the patrol car, a neighbor took a baby blanket from her own infant and wrapped it around the girl, whose hair clippings were still clinging to her neck, chest and tank top.
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The girl was forced outside and told to repeatedly sprint back and forth, according to the criminal complaint. Watch US News videos on msnbc.
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The Police Department received two calls during the time the girl was outside, which lasted about 30 minutes, he said. They believed it was their decision as parents to discipline the girl.
Monsrud said the girl and three other children in the family have been placed in foster care. Follow US News on msnbc.
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