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Belcourt woman accused of pulling hair from child says she will plead guilty to federal charge


MINOT, North Dakota — A Belcourt woman accused of pulling a clump of hair from the head of a 2-year-old child says she will plead guilty in federal court.

Twenty-year-old Brooke Ann Davis was charged with child abuse for the May 15 incident. She faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison.

Davis told authorities she was drinking the day of the incident and does not remember what happened.

A federal public defender could not be reached for comment.

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