Mother of Toddler Injured in Bobcat Attack at Zoo Charged With Child Abuse

September 27, 2013 Updated Apr 13, 2013 at 2:49 PM EDT

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Mother of Toddler Injured in Bobcat Attack at Zoo Charged With Child Abuse

September 27, 2013 Updated Apr 13, 2013 at 2:49 PM EDT

A New Mexico mother facing criminal charges in connection with a bobcat attack on her son.

According to a report from the Carlsbad (N.M.) Current-Argus, police said child abuse and endangerment charges have been filed against a 21-year-old mother whose 3-year-old son who was injured after being attacked by a bobcat at a zoo last month.

The womwn and her son allegedly got too close to the bobcat's enclosure, and the boy was calwed on the head, according to the Carlsbad Current-Argus report.

Read the Carlsbad Current-Argus report HERE.