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Nanny accused of child abuse in Sarasota

Posted: 8:40 AM, Apr 12, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-12 12:40:35Z
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SARASOTA, Fla. -- A nanny in Sarasota is accused of abusing two kids she was supposed to look after.

Last week, the parents noticed bruising on their 2 year old and 8 month old kids after they were left with their nanny, Sarai Rivera.

According to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, a nurse checked out the children and said the bruises were consistent with grabbing or pinching.

According to a report, Rivera admitted to drinking while on the job.

She's charged with child abuse and was Baker Acted.