Charges: St. Paul stepmom attacked boy with bat

Published 10:43 am Monday, March 30, 2015

ST. PAUL — A St. Paul woman is accused of attacking her 9-year-old stepson with a baseball bat and chasing him to a school where he sought refuge.

Twenty-four-year-old Tashay Johnson is charged in Ramsey County with terroristic threats and malicious punishment of a child.

The boy was shoeless and wearing pajamas when he ran into an elementary school in St. Paul Wednesday, yelling “My mom is trying to kill me.”

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The charges allege Johnson chased the boy.