Babysitter arrested in child abuse case

Police in Livermore have arrested a 20-year-old babysitter in connection with a child abuse case.

Moriah Gonzalez, 20, of Livermore, has been arrested on suspicion of felony child abuse, according to the Livermore Police Department.

Officers on Feb. 18 initiated an investigation into a report of the physical child abuse of a 13-month-old infant by the family’s caretaker.

Following an investigation into the alleged child abuse, detectives arrested Gonzalez.

Detectives learned Gonzalez had advertised her care taking services on Care.com, and police are asking anyone who used her services or knows someone who used her services is asked to call the Livermore Police Department at (925) 294-7531.

Police said the investigation in ongoing and is sensitive in nature, so additional information is not being released at this time.