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Aug 20, 2014 1:19 PM

Mom Accused of Throwing Fish Tank at Daughter

CORPUS CHRISTI - A 10 year old girl went looking for help around 2:30 this morning after she says her mother threw a fish tank at her.

The child went to her apartment manager's office and said her mom, 37-year old Stephanie Johnston, had come home drunk started calling her names and then threw that fish tank at her.

Police say Johnston had left her daughter alone from 7:30 last night until 2 o'clock this morning. They also say she had been drinking at her job.

Johnston was arrested for child abandonment, child endangerment and public intoxication. By the way, the young girl cut her finger while picking up broken glass. Police did not say what happened to the pet lizard that was being kept in the aquarium.

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