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Mom charged after child falls into Cheetah pit

Mom charged after 2-year-old boy is dropped into Cheetah exhibit (Source: WOIO) Mom charged after 2-year-old boy is dropped into Cheetah exhibit (Source: WOIO)
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    On Saturday, April 11, a two year-old-boy fell into the Cheetah Exhibit at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo (CMZ).  Although the incident didn't last for very long the child was injured from the fall, but was unharmed by the animals.More >>
    On Saturday, April 11, a two year-old-boy fell into the Cheetah Exhibit at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo (CMZ).  Although the incident didn't last for very long the child was injured from the fall, but was unharmed by the animals.More >>
A Delaware, Ohio mother has been charged after her two-year-old fell into the Cheetah Exhibit at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

The incident happened Saturday and luckily the boy was unharmed by the animals.

Cleveland MetroParks Rangers charged Michelle Schwab with child endangering. She could get six months in jail and/or a $1,000 fine.

According to witnesses, the child was held over the railing by his parents before he fell.

Schwab is due in court April 22.

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