An Ohio mother was arrested Thursday after police were alerted to Facebook live video of her showing a toddler taped to a wall.
Shayla Rudolph was arrested Thursday morning by Reynoldsburg police and charged with felony abduction, according to CNN-ABC affiliate WSYX in Columbus.
The news outlet said it brought the Facebook live video to the attention of authorities Wednesday after the woman was seen in the video with the crying child.
According to a WSYX report, the child's head and arms were taped to the wall and tape covered his ankles and mouth. We’ve blurred the face of the toddler in the video to protect his identity.
Rudolph can be heard in the Facebook live video stating, "you've got the best mommy in the whole wide world."
"Don't make me put more tape up there, now sit still. You can see the TV from right there. You be alright."
"You can't clean without them running around tearing up? Tape to them to wall.”
“You can't cook because they're running around? Tape them to the wall."
Rudolph went on to say, "go ahead and call children services now, they can go ahead and take 'em."
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