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US toddler's hands 'glued to wall' by mother

Published 15/09/2011 | 08:27

A TEXAS toddler has been released from hospital a week after her mother allegedly glued her hands to a wall.

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The two-year-old was in a coma for two days after the incident on September 7.



Dallas police said the child's 22-year-old mother was angry about the youngster's potty training problems. The child was also kicked repeatedly in the stomach.



Elizabeth Escalona remains jailed on a charge of felony injury to a child.



At a court hearing on Wednesday, a Dallas County judge ordered that the toddler and her three siblings would stay in foster care.



Some of Escalona's friends told a television station that she had snapped under the pressure.



KDFW-TV reported that in 2007 Escalona was ordered to take parenting classes and undergo counselling, but Child Protective Services did not remove her children

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