(WMC-TV) – A Memphis mother is behind bars after police say she beat her children with a brick.
When police officers arrived at the home on Old Brompton Circle, they spoke with the woman's boyfriend, who said she had hit their four kids in the heads with a brick and a wooden stick.
The children range in age from 3 years old to 12 years old. Police observed deep gashes on their heads. They were taken to LeBonheur Children's Hospital in non-critical condition.
Meanwhile, their mother, Alisha Hike, was taken to 901 Poplar. She is charged with several counts of aggravated child abuse.
All four of the children had bruising on their heads. Two of them required stitches.