Heidi Ober (left), Courtney Woodard (right)
Lexington County, SC (WLTX) - Two Lexington County women are facing child neglect charges after deputies say they physically abused a five-year-old boy.
Deputies say 26 year old Heidi Oberg and 29 year old Courtney Woodard hit the boy repeatedly all over his body with a switch that was made from a tree branch.
Deputies say the 5-year-old boy had red marks all over his back as well as major bruises and open wounds on his face, arms, legs and upper torso.
e was treated at the hospital and is now in protective custody.
Bond has been set at $75,000 for Oberg and Woodward has been released after posting a $20,000 bond.