Women charged after 5 are hurt with glue gun in Chicago day care

CHICAGO – Two women are facing charges after five children were injured with a hot glue gun at a Chicago day care where she worked.

Police say five 2-year-olds were hurt earlier this month on Children’s Learning Place. Details about their injuries were not immediately known.

A judge on Monday ordered 32-year-old Lizandra E. Cosme held without bail. She was arrested Sunday and faces felony counts of aggravated battery to a child. She is due back in court Dec. 26.

Twenty-seven-year-old Susana D. Gonzalez faces felony counts of causing the circumstances of the endangering a child.

Cosme’s lawyer says Cosme “ruined”, but did not act out of malice. It was not immediately known if Gonzalez has an attorney.

A day-care centre spokeswoman says the Ministry of Children and Family Services was notified and both employees were fired.

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