Shaneka Rouse was searching for her daughter, according to the arrest warrant. Rouse is accused of striking her daughter and her daughter’s 17-year-old friend with her hand and a black tire iron when she found them in the park. A police officer said he saw several lacerations on one of the victim’s faces.
Rouse was charged with family violence and cruelty to children. She was arrested by Smyrna Police on May 28 and jailed on a $20,000 bond.