Parents claim daycare held child to a chair with duct tape (photo)


MISSOURI — A couple was deeply disturbed after discovering their four-year-old daughter duct-taped to a chair while at her daycare center.

Department of Children and Family Services contacted parents Elysha Brooks and Christian Evans and sent them a picture that shows their daughter tightly taped to a plastic chair.

When the incident happened, the photo was posted to Snapchat by the teacher who allegedly restrained her to the chair.

The parents suspect the picture was taken while their daughter attended Little Learners of Florissant Daycare. However, they say the nursery school never informed them about the incident.

Brooks said the picture of her daughter bound to a chair was horrific. She said she could not imagine how her daughter must have dealt with the experience.

Brooks claims she didn’t realize anything was wrong until the authorities alerted her.

The father told reporters he won’t be happy until the daycare is shut down and the person responsible for binding his daughter to a chair is held accountable. He said he even wants the individual(s) to do jail time.

Reportedly, this incident happened in March and the daycare has still failed to inform the family of the incident.

The center did not respond to requests for comment, according to WBRC.

The daycare center is taking a lashing online.  When searching for the school on Google, here are some reviews posted about Little Learners of Florissant Daycare:

A person named Eric Suter left this review:
Check police reports and news about this place. They are tying children up and abusing them.

I would fear for my safety if I was an employee here. You can not treat people’s children like this and expect no repercussions. I would not have my child anywhere close due to repercussions by parents for abusing their children, anything can happen at this place it is an explosive environment.


I would not recommend ever!!!!!

Another review from two months ago written by a Baby Makynzie
A staff member hit my child. The director did zero disciplinary actions. But rather choose to stand by the staff then to be concerned about the care and we’ll being of a child that they were caring for. I would not recommend this daycare to anyone. My daughter also witnessed other children being hit (spanked). None of their parents were notified about the abuse. Very unprofessional.

Another review written last week by Theresa Vinson
Dont send your child here its a dangerous and unsafe place. This place needs to get shut down.

Another review written 10 months ago by Kevin Smith
They always say they lose the money you pay for intuition…

There is a positive review from a few months ago, although it is written by “Google User”
Little Learners of Florrisant has been a true find for myself and children. When I was re-entering the workforce I was very nervous about finding childcare for my 4 yr old and school age child. “Wow” What a blessing the staff and management has been to me and my children. Every morning I am greeted by name and my children are hugged or asked to join the group activity. I never leave with anxiety for leaving my children to go to work. I truly want to acknowledge the staff for their kindness with my children each day.

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