Martha Moreno de Medrano

Martha Moreno de Medrano

A Leesburg woman was arrested Wednesday in connection to an alleged incident of child abuse at the Chesterbrook Academy preschool in Brambleton, according to a press release from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

Officials said in the statement that 65-year-old Martha T. Moreno de Medrano, who was employed at the preschool, was charged with one count of felony cruelty and injuries to children following an investigation by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit.

The Sheriff's Office responded to complaints of concerning behavior involving a preschool employee with an infant on August 3, according to the statement.

The release did not disclose the nature of the alleged abuse.

Moreno de Medrano was being held without bond at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center, following an investigation conducted by the sheriff's office's special victims unit.

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