POLICE: Woman abused children at Va. Day Care

MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- The director of a day care center has been arrested for abusing two children at the facility, police said.

It happened at the S.M.I.L.E. Day Care, at 7171 New Market Ct. on February 26, when police got a complaint about child abuse at the day care center.

Arousha Shahin, 39, of Haymarket, was arrested on March 21. She's being charged with two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and two counts of a assault and battery, police said.

"The allegations were received anonymously and reported that the daycare's director, identified as the accused, was physically abusing children in her care. The investigation revealed that in February of 2014, the accused assaulted two children, a 6 year old boy and a 5 year old girl," police said.

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