Leah Ana Stone, 22 of Rome, was jailed this week after reports said she bit a child’s face.

Reports said that Stone told authorities that the child bit her first and then she bit them back.

The child sustained a visible bruising bite mark to the right cheek from the incident.

The child’s father reported the incident after assuming custody of the child on November  4th.  The alleged incident occurred sometime between October 31 and November 4th.

Stone is charged with 1st degree cruelty to children.