• Ponte Vedra Beach mom accused of making child get sex assault exam

    By: Amber Krycka, Action News Jax

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    A St. Johns County mother is accused of making her child get a sexual assault examination – even though there was no evidence of assault.

    According to a police report, the 42-year-old Ponte Vedra Beach woman said she believed the child was sexually assaulted while at her father’s house because of “two large bruises that were observed on the inside of the victim’s thighs.”

    The child told deputies the mother was overreacting and she got the bruises by “repeatedly climbing over a box that was serving as a pet gate while at her father’s home.”

    Investigators said the child protested all the way to the hospital, but the mother told her, “No, I’m sorry you have to do this, but we’re going.”

    Deputies said the mother has repeatedly made allegations against the child’s father, stepmother, and stepbrother over the years.

     

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