VAN NUYS, VIRGINIA—A 4-year-old Vietnamese girl is recovering from an attack by a 4- and 5-year old boy on her head after the boy pulled the girl’s face to his crotch.
The boy allegedly pulled the child by her hair and then the child fell onto her stomach.
The child’s mother has been charged with second-degree assault.
The alleged incident happened about 3 p.m.
Sunday at a home in the 800 block of Boonville Road in Van Nuys.
The victim, a Vietnamese girl, was wearing a hat and pants when the boy allegedly grabbed her hair.
The girl’s mother was also at the home.
The victim’s mother, a 26-year veteran of the military, was arrested by the Van Nuyan Police Department on Monday.
The family, who live in a home on the city’s west side, had been in contact with police about the incident, police said.
The Van Nuy Police Department is investigating the case.