A Florida woman was arrested for allegedly putting a 4-year-old boy in a laundry dryer and switching on the machine, sending the child spinning around inside.

Amber Chapman, 35, of Eustis was arrested Saturday and is facing charges of aggravated child abuse for allegations arising from the incident involving the little boy.

An arrest affidavit stated that the boy was placed in Chapman’s care on several occasions. In February, the boy had to be rushed to the ER with a grape-sized bruising around his eyes, along with other bruises, after the caregiver was entrusted with taking care of him, according to the New York Post.

The boy told investigators from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office that “Miss Amber” stuffed him inside the laundry dryer and put in some towels as well. He said she then switched the dryer on and sent him spinning around inside the machine.

The boy was rushed to the ER at UF Health Leesburg Hospital on Feb. 1. Officials said he was left with swelling and bruises on his head, ears, cheek, back and stomach.

The affidavit said the boy spoke to investigators a few days after the incident and told them he went “round and round” after the woman shut him inside the dryer. He also said Chapman opened the dryer’s door at one point and then shut the door before he “went round and round” once again, according to WFTV Channel 9.

A medical report stated that the Child Protection Team could not conclude whether the boy’s injuries were caused after being placed inside the dryer. However, the injuries were found to match the details the boy gave deputies and doctors.

“The severity of the injuries and the locations of the injuries on the back, face, forehead and ears are consistent with being inflicted by the same,” the medical report stated, as quoted by CBS affiliate News 6 WKMG.

No motive was mentioned by law enforcement officials in the arrest affidavit.

The caregiver was arrested after investigators found enough evidence to pursue the case. She was later released on a bail amount of $15,000.

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