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Nov 3-- UPDATE:  Vidalia Police report charges reported below against Jessica Collins have been dropped.  Her husband is still facing the charges reported below.

October 25--  A couple which runs a child care center in Vidalia has been arrested.

collinsmalecollinsfemaleAccording to Vidalia police, 54-year-old Timothy Collins and 35-year-old Jessica Collins of Ailey were arrested following an incident at Onion Sprouts Daycare on West North Street in Vidalia.

A customer at the center complained to police that Timothy Collins slapped her son twice and that she had seen the incident on the center's video surveillance tape.

A responding officer also viewed the tape and reported seeing Collins grab the boy by his shoulders, rock him and back and forth and say, 'You need to stop that' after the boy pushed another boy to the ground on the playground.

Later a police supervisor arrived to get a copy of the video only to find both the DVR and Collins gone from the daycare center. 

Collins is charged with cruelty to children, tampering with evidence and obstruction of a law enforcement officer.  His wife is charged with tampering with evidence and obstruction.