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Cops: Mom whacked kid with sack of potatoes

A Florida mom is accused of whacking a 12-year-old boy with a sack of potatoes, according to

Rachel Salters, a 46-year-old woman from Volusia County, was charged with child abuse, according to the report.

When the child asked about dinner, Salters began swinging the bag, and eventually hit him with it as well as several individual potatoes, the Orlando TV station reported. She also was charged her with tampering with evidence after deputies noticed she had moved some of the potatoes.