Two women in Winston-Salem, NC were arrested on child abuse charges on Tuesday after a viral video on social media showed them giving three young children an illegal substance to smoke.
Authorities learned about the incident after the video had been viewed millions of times.
According to Fox 8, a news release from the Winston-Salem police revealed that Michaela Pearson and Candice Little are each charged with felony child abuse and three counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. They are both being held on $150,000 secured bonds.
The three children in the video were 2-years-old, 3-years-old and 18 months. They were taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Police believe that Pearson and Little encouraged the children to smoke marijuana.