A woman in Alton is facing abuse charges after police say she abused three children in her care.
Kristina Solorio is accused of hitting a 4-year-old child after doctors at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital found multiple injuries on his head and body. Police also say she abused two other children.
On Sunday, officers responded to Solorio's home on Oakwood Drive and took her into custody. She has been charged with three counts of aggravated battery to a child. She's being held on a $200,000 bond.
The 4-year-old child remains in stable condition in a St. Louis children's hospital.