Chicago day care worker accused of burning 5 toddlers with hot glue gun

CHICAGO -- A Chicago day care worker has been charged after allegedly burning five toddlers with a hot glue gun, according to WGN.

Police arrested 32-year-old Lizandra Cosme at her home on Sunday afternoon.

She faces five felony counts of aggravated battery to a child after the alleged Dec. 1 incident at Children’s Learning Place.

Investigators say the children involved, two boys and three girls, are all 2 years old. The extent of any injuries is not yet known.

A second worker faces misdemeanor charges for not stopping the abuse, authorities say.

“The well being of our students is paramount," Children's learning place spokeswoman Lissa Druss Christman said in a statement.

"Upon learning of the alleged incident, we notified DCFS immediately and terminated two of our employees. We are currently working with investigators.”

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