Arrest Made In Sexual Abuse Case

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DECATUR - A Decatur woman has been arrested, accused of permitting the sexual abuse of one of her children. Heidi Sanchez was taken into custody May 4th after a series of videos depicting lewd acts were discovered on an iPod that belonged to one of her daughters.

Decatur Police say that the videos show Sanchez's minor son engaged in sexualized behaviors with an unknown woman, with Sanchez laughing and encouraging the behaviors.  According to police, the videos appear to have been recorded from February 26th, 2013 to the present. The iPod will be forensically examined.

Police say three of Sanchez's children are currently in foster care due to not protecting them from sexual abuse from a convicted offender.

Sanchez's bond is set at $30,000.
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