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Mason City woman gets probation for putting son in a dryer

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MASON CITY (KWWL) -

A Mason City woman has pleaded guilty to punishing her toddler son by running a clothes dryer with him inside.

Mallory Hakes pleaded guilty to child endangerment. She was sentenced to a year of probation and a suspended sentence of a year in jail. 

Police say Hakes' 22-month-old son crawled into the dryer at their home to hide. They say Hakes briefly turned the dryer on to punish him. The child was not injured. The boy was removed from Hakes care by the Iowa Department of Human Services. Hakes is taking parenting classes.

 

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