Mother indicted on child cruelty

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Indictments handed down Thursday include a mother accused of threatening her child with boiling water and a man police said has an affinity for snatching money from store clerks.

Mary Bondsquacoo, aka Mary Molesango, of Norcross faces first- and third-degree child cruelty and aggravated assault in the alleged July 31 incident.

According to indictments, Bondsquacoo struck a child with a hard plastic tube while wielding a pot full of boiling water and threatening to burn the child. Police said Bondsquacoo also twisted the child's wrist, causing "cruel and excessive" pain.

All this, police said, was in the presence of another child, prompting the third-degree cruelty charge.

Jail records show Bondsquacoo was arrested on the day of the alleged incident and remains in custody on $23,000 bond.

Also indicted was 23-year-old Angelo Jacquel McKennon on three felony counts of robbery.

According to reports, the Snellville man, on separate occasions in March and April, snatched money from clerks at a Gwinnett Dollar General, Shell Food Mart and Sam's Mart.

Jail records show McKennon has been arrested in Gwinnett but is currently being held in DeKalb County where he faces an additional seven counts of robbery and one count of armed robbery.