Speedway mom arrested at bus stop

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A mother was arrested for disorderly conduct on Labor Day after allegedly beating her 7-year-old daughter with a belt at a public bus stop, then arguing with Speedway police about her method of discipline. A witness called 911 and said a woman "had a child on the ground and was striking her repeatedly with a belt" in the 1100 block of North Lynhurst. Latoya Price, 28, told police she was punishing the child for stealing a pack of gum from a gas station. The child was placed in protective custody. Her father, James Motley, 28, also was arrested on the scene on an open bench warrant.

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