Tessa Cheyanne Hughes, 28 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said she hit a child in the face with a closed hand, leaving a mark under her eye.

The incident occurred near Smith and Berry Ferry Road in Rome back on January 16th.

Reports added that she then hit a second child in the face.

Hughes is charged with battery, cruelty to children in the 1st degree and cruelty to children in the 3rd degree.