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Woman accused of having unnecessary surgery performed on her 9-month-old

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Posted at 8:00 PM, Jul 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-25 20:13:43-04

Police in Temple, Texas, says Danica Alexandria Harrison was arrested Thursday evening by the College Station Police Department after she was accused of having unnecessary surgery performed on her 9-month-old daughter.

According to Temple PD, on March 12, 2018, officers were called to Baylor Scott & White McLane Children's Medical Center after medical staff observed concerning behavior from the mother of a patient.

Temple PD says an investigation revealed that the mother, Danica Alexandria Harrison of Bryan/College Station, Texas, manipulated medical staff into performing unnecessary surgery and procedures on her 9-month-old daughter.

Temple PD says on Tuesday, July 23, a felony warrant was issued for the arrest of Harrison on charges of Injury to a Child - Intentional Bodily Injury.

This story was originally written by Sydney Isenberg with KXXV .