Footage shows a pregnant woman from China intentionally tripping a 4-year-old boy, giving him a concussion in a restaurant.
On April 19, 2018, while eating at a restaurant in Baoji in Shaanxi province, northern China, the pregnant woman was irritated after the little boy ran past her and she was hit by a door curtain, as reported by South China Morning Post.
The woman then stuck her foot out and tripped the boy as he skipped past when she finally had enough of his antics.
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The 4-year-old fell to the ground. His mother came to his aid while the pregnant woman and her husband resumed eating.
According to the boy's mother, her son has been dizzy with a concussion after the incident. She also claimed he has cognitive heart defects.
The boy was taken to the hospital, where he was diagnosed with external injuries on his head
After the boy explained to his mother what happened, she pulled the CCTV footage to confirm. She then notified the authorities.
“At first I thought my boy tripped himself, but later he told me that the woman tripped him, which was confirmed by other customers in the shop,” the boy's mother told the China Youth Daily, according to the South China Morning Post. “I checked the CCTV and was so angry that I called the police.”
The pregnant woman later apologized and offered to pay the boy's medical expenses.
“Police said they would detain her for 10 days and penalize her 1,000 yuan (US$160), but she is seven months pregnant," the boy's mother told the newspaper.
According to reports, the mother is happy with the result. She's also glad the woman won't go to jail.
She told China Youth Daily: “We do not wish to affect her. I have children myself. I can understand.”