Discovery Park in Tsuen Wan in the New Territories. Photo: Google Maps

A 37-year-old Indonesian domestic worker has been arrested by the Hong Kong police for alleged child abuse. The woman’s employer, whose surname is Yip, called the police after she suspected the maid of abusing her 10-month-old son.

The incident is alleged to have happened in a flat at Discovery Park in Tsuen Wan, the New Territories, Headline Daily reported.

Yip told police she had installed a surveillance camera in her apartment and regularly checked the video footage.

She claimed last Sunday that it showed the domestic worker throwing her baby son onto a bed several times.

Police arrived and found the boy had no injuries, but he was taken to a hospital for medical checks, Oriental Daily reported

The maid has been detained by police while an investigation is being carried out.

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