This is pure evil. Who would do something like this to a child?

Daily Mail – A Georgia mother and two grandparents have been arrested on child cruelty charges after police said the family put a padlock on the refrigerator to prevent three children from eating their food.

Brandie Wheeler, 28, Richard Calvert, 51 and Belinda Hick, 55, were taken into custody after police responded to their home in Rome, Floyd County, Saturday in response to a tip from a concerned citizen asking to perform a welfare check.

Inside, the officers discovered that the family had secured their refrigerator with chains so the children, between the ages of three and 11, wouldn’t be able to open it.

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