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Mother charged with child abuse for pulling son’s loose teeth in Walmart bathroom

By Mason White 1:07 PM June 7, 2017
Jeannine Cherilynn Isom
Jeannine Cherilynn Isom
By: Tanya Clark

A mother in Utah, was shocked to get arrested for pulling out her son’s loose teeth.

American Fork police said that they have arrested 47-year-old Jeannine Cherilynn Isom, after taking her 7-year-old son to Walmart and pulling out his teeth.

Isom has been charged with one count of child abuse.

According to the police investigation, Isom and her two sons went to the Walmart store, where she bought pliers hand sanitizer.

Isom went into the store’s restroom and began pulling out the two loose teeth of her 7-year-old son. The boy’s older brother dragged him out of the bathroom after screaming in pain.

Investigators claim that the mother acted in a way to injure her child by not applying anesthetics before pulling the teeth. The 7-year-old boy told his brother that one tooth was very loose while the other was just a little loose.