South East Wales

Newport childminder Alison Burt-Ryan cleared of assaults

Cwmbran Magistrates' Court

A childminder from Newport has been cleared of assaulting two children.

Alison Burt-Ryan, 46, of Newport, was alleged to have "dragged" one toddler up stairs by the wrists, causing them to have a carpet burn on their face.

She was also accused of shoving another child into a chair causing them to bite their lip.

Mrs Burt-Ryan, who denied harming the children, was found not guilty of two charges of common assault at Cwmbran Magistrates' Court.

Related Topics

More on this story