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Woman accused of having unnecessary surgery performed on her 9-month-old

Posted at 8:00 PM, Jul 25, 2019

Police in Temple, Texas, says Danica Alexandria Harrison was arrested Thursday evening by the College Station Police Department after she was accused of having unnecessary surgery performed on her 9-month-old daughter.

According to Temple PD, on March 12, 2018, officers were called to Baylor Scott & White McLane Children's Medical Center after medical staff observed concerning behavior from the mother of a patient.

Temple PD says an investigation revealed that the mother, Danica Alexandria Harrison of Bryan/College Station, Texas, manipulated medical staff into performing unnecessary surgery and procedures on her 9-month-old daughter.

Temple PD says on Tuesday, July 23, a felony warrant was issued for the arrest of Harrison on charges of Injury to a Child - Intentional Bodily Injury.

This story was originally written by Sydney Isenberg with KXXV .