A Phoenix woman was accused of shoving a vibrator into her two-year-old son's anus in 2013, and surgery was required to remove it.
According to court documents, 21-year-old Rickesha Burns called police, reporting that her son was bleeding from his anus.
Burns said she didn't know what happened.
She said she was at a
park with her son, and while she was "looking at a text message for
about 10 seconds," a boy she didn't know at the park did "something" to
boy was brought to Phoenix Children's Hospital, and doctors discovered
that he has numerous bruises around his anus, a "hanger type" bruise on
his hip, and yet another bruise on his neck. Doctors also found an object lodged in his rectum, which appears to be "a vibrator or some other sex toy."
interviewed Burns, who still claimed that a teenage boy at a park did
it, even though she "believes it is her vibrator," and police found the
boy's blood on her shirt. Phoenix Police Officer James Holmes says there was zero evidence that the boy was assaulted at the park.
Court records show that Burns was investigated for child abuse
in 2011, but it doesn't appear that criminal charges were ever filed.
boy had surgery to get the vibrator removed. Police say the injuries around the boy's anus appear
to be caused by a hanger, or similar object, being used in an attempt
to get the vibrator out.
Mom pleaded not-guilty, but I have not been able to find an update.