Granny sent to jail after smacking potty-mouthed teen - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Granny sent to jail after smacking potty-mouthed teen

LARGO, Florida. - Is slapping a teenager old fashioned discipline, or abuse? A Florida grandmother is trying to answer that question after she spent the night in jail for hitting her granddaughter.

All the charges have now been dropped against the Largo grandmother who said the situation called for tough love.

Terry Collier never thought she'd have to spend the night in jail. At age 73, she's a grandmother, and until last week, didn't have a criminal history.

But a week ago, she got into an argument at her Largo home with her 18-year-old granddaughter, Felicia.

Collier argued with her granddaughter about finishing homework. That's when she says Felicia had some vocabulary words for her.

Felicia called the police who came and arrested her grandmother. Collier spent the night in jail with the other inmates.

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