October 21st, 2013
01:06 PM ET

Shocking Video of Alleged Child Abuse

"The apple doesn't fall far from the tree," says Grady Judd, Polk County Sheriff.

Harsh words from Sheriff Judd for the mom of an alleged teenage bully.

A disturbing video shows Vivian Vosburg punching and screaming at six kids, ranging in age from 9 to 14.

The video was deemed child abuse and neglect. The arrest comes just five days after Vosberg's daughter, 14-year-old Guadalupe Shaw was arrested and charged with aggravated stalking – bullying that authorities say contributed to the suicide of 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick.

According to an affidavit from the Polk County Sheriff's department, Vosburg said two boys were having a fight and she was trying to break them up. She added that she was, quote, "having a bad day."

"It's not fair because they're punishing my daughter for something that they're saying she did over the internet, and I know that my daughter wouldn't do something like that," says Vivian Vosburg.

Vosburg told CNN she closely monitored her children's social media sites, yet the Sheriff's department says they easily located this video on Facebook.

Meanwhile, Rebecca Sedwick's family still coped with their loss. Sedwick jumped to her death just a month before her 13th birthday this past Saturday. Her mother posting this emotional message to her daughter:

"I just want to wish my baby girl a Happy Birthday in Heaven!!"


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  1. sandra stevens

    just goes to show if your raise your kids with abuse and terror that's what they learn If you raise your kids with love they will learn to Love

    October 21, 2013 at 1:23 pm | Reply

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