KANNAPOLIS, N.C. -- A Kannapolis day care employee is facing child abuse charges for allegedly assaulting children at the day care.

Kannapolis police say 24-year-old Whitney Belk is charged with five counts of child abuse.

Police say surveillance video at Kid's Korner Child Development Center shows Belk abusing the children, but police wouldn't elaborate on the type of abuse.

The father of a 5-year-old boy told police that he found marks on his son's arm and that Belk thumped his son's head and was rough with him.

Police say other employees at Kid's Korner are cooperating with the investigation and Belk is the only person suspected of harming children at the center.

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