A 33-year-old domestic worker was detained by Hong Kong police on Wednesday for allegedly abusing a one-year-old boy under her care in Tai Po, New Territories.

At 9pm, a 39-year-old man reported to the police that he suspected his maid had abused his son in an apartment in Tai Po, Oriental Daily reported.

The man said the domestic worker had pushed the little boy on to the floor.

Police arrived at the apartment to investigate and classified the case as “ill-treatment or neglect by those in charge of a child or young person.” They arrested the maid.

The boy, who was in a conscious state, was sent to Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital for medical examination.