Richard Hartley-Parkinson for Metro.co.uk
Distressing footage has emerged of a mother repeatedly kicking her daughter in the stomach as she lays on the ground because she won’t stop crying.
The woman was seen throwing and her daughter down a flight of stairs in Guangdog province, south eastern China, and has sparked outrage.
The baby screams as she is beaten against a tiled floor by her mother, identified only as Chen, who beats her relentlessly.
The footage was released by police who said the mother was given a verbal warning and that the girl did not suffer any obvious injuries.