Ada woman arrested for child neglect after assaulting nurse

Chassity Evans (Pontotoc County Sheriff's Office)

ADA, Okla. (KXII) - An Ada woman has been arrested, accused of child neglect and assaulting an ER nurse.

Chassity Evans, 33, is accused of showing up to Mercy ER while high.

Employees say that she was unable to take care of her child, who has autism.

Pontotoc County deputies say that Evans yelled at her child and attempted to grab a worker's throat.

Evans is charged with Child Neglect. Her bond is set at $10,000.

The child is in the Department of Human Services custody.