Woman arrested for assaulting her child with autism

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CORALVILLE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Police say a woman who was drunk assaulted her child who has autism. Police went to the house of this Coralville woman Thursday.

Officers reported they found Joni Reed's child with bruising on his forehead. A breathalizer test showed Reed's blood alcohol level was two times the legal limit for drinking and driving.

Reed now faces several charges, including child endangerment.