A Knoxville woman is charged with aggravated child abuse.
Ashley Nicole Williams, 28, of North Knox County, was arrested at her home on Bernhurst Drive around 2:00 pm Wednesday.
The arrest came after an investigation that begin in November 2011. Authorities did not release any details of the investigation.
According to the Grand Jury report, the victim was less than 9 years old and had the same last name as Williams. The abuse happened between October and November 18, and did cause "serious bodily injury."