ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) - Two Alamogordo parents are charged with child abuse after being reported by their daughter's teacher.
Police say an 8-year-old girl told her teacher her parents had been beating her.
That's when the school nurse noticed what she said looked like belt marks on the child
The Alamogordo Department of Public Safety arrested the parents, Deanne Madrid, 37, and Perfecto Madrid, 32, and charged both with child abuse.
The state Children, Youth and Families Department is now also involved in the case.
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