A Florida mother distraught by not being able to provide for her teenaged son attempted to kill her child via a knife and baseball attack. Thankfully, a witness intervened just in time and perhaps saved the boy’s life, reports the Sun-Sentinel.
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The city of Lauderhill, just west of Fort Lauderdale, found itself unwillingly on the map after 50-year-old Sheronda Hall Roselva (pictured) was arrested over the weekend for aggravated child abuse; Roselva was ordered held on Monday on a $50,000 bond.
Around noon on Sunday (September 9), police responded to an emergency call from a man who witnessed the incident. James Burroughs, 68, was outside performing maintenance work nearby when he saw Roselva with a knife and object in her hand.