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Livermore police arrest 20-year-old babysitter in child abuse case

Investigators say she advertised her care-taking services on Care.com website

Police in Livermore have arrested a 20-year-old babysitter in connection with a child abuse case.

Moriah Gonzalez, 20, of Livermore, has been arrested on suspicion of felony child abuse, police said.

Officers on Feb. 18 initiated an investigation into a report of the physical child abuse of a 13-month-old infant by the family's caretaker.

Following an investigation into the alleged child abuse, detectives arrested Gonzalez.

Detectives learned Gonzalez had advertised her care-taking services on Care.com, and police are asking anyone who used her services or knows someone who used her services to call the Livermore Police Department at (925) 294-7531.

Police said the investigation in ongoing and is sensitive in nature, so additional information is not being released at this time.

Dennis Culver, Bay City News

— Bay City News Service

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