Couple accused of using zip ties to bind 4-year-old to baby gate

Couple accused of using zip ties to bind 4-year-old to baby gate

May 7, 2013 Updated May 7, 2013 at 11:44 AM CDT

A North Carolina couple is in some serious trouble.

According to a report from the Raleigh (N.C.) News & Observer, police said a North Carolina couple has been charged with child abuse for allegedly using zip ties to bind their 4-year-old daughter's wrists and ankles to a baby gate.

The 4-year-old is in the custody of social services, according to The News & Observer report.

Read The News & Observer report HERE.