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Sisters face child abuse charges in Livermore preschool

Original post made on May 1, 2013

Two sisters accused of binding babies to their beds with blankets during naptime at a Livermore child care facility were arrested Wednesday morning and are facing a slew of child abuse and neglect charges, a Livermore police spokesman said today.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, April 25, 2013, 9:18 AM

Comments (8)

Posted by Harvey Karp, MD DVD Disk, a resident of Beratlis Place
on May 1, 2013 at 11:39 am

The happiest Baby on the Block DVD they do the same thing like this preschool so why is this a crime check the dvd and drop the charges.


Posted by Tim, a resident of Castlewood
on May 1, 2013 at 12:58 pm

Why use blankets when duct tape is such a better alternative? [Sarcasm intended]


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on May 1, 2013 at 3:05 pm

I don't understand the comment by Harvey Karp, MD DVD Disk.

Please explain.


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on May 1, 2013 at 3:07 pm

Is Dr. Karp promoting his own business on this blog? just asking...


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on May 1, 2013 at 3:10 pm

Sharaf sisters plead Not Guilty: Web Link


Posted by ignorant breeders, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 1, 2013 at 4:01 pm

These women have had their previous business shut down for the same violation, which states that the practice of wrapping the infants tightly is prohibited in this state. It's one thing if they do it to their own kids, but not to the kids entrusted to their care. Bottom line, it's against the law, they knew it and they persisted in practicing this method of trrying to keep the kids quiet. Maybe it's a cultural thing, but in our country this practice is not legal......


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on May 1, 2013 at 5:04 pm

what's an ignorant breeder?


Posted by Kathleen Ruegsegger, a resident of Vintage Hills Elementary School
on May 1, 2013 at 5:27 pm

Kathleen Ruegsegger is a registered user.

I found this article from Minnesota Star Tribune. It opens with the name Dr. Harvey Karp. Web Link

If you go out to You Tube, there are quite a few how to videos--one method uses two blankets. It looks like they are trussing a turkey.


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