DISTRESSING footage shows the moment an abusive woman sat on a toddler leaving the child struggling to breathe.
Police are now hunting the woman after she apparently filmed the attack and then posted the sick video on social media.
The woman can be seen straddling the child and sitting on top of the kid’s head while music played in the background.
She then changes position, flipping the crying child over and putting the kid in a tight body hold in between her legs.
At this point, the child can be heard struggling to breathe.
Police in Corpus Christi, Texas, are investigating the video after it was shared in a closed Facebook page.
Detectives were sent a copy of the video, which shows “a female assaulting a minor child.”
It is not yet clear exactly where the video was filmed, but cops are trying to find this out.
The child in the video is believed to be between two and three-years-old.
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Police say they are attempting to identify the people in the video, and asked for witnesses to come forward.
They have shared screenshot of the alleged abuser’s ankle tattoo in an effort to aid the search.
A Facebook post from the Corpus Christi Police Department states: “If anyone has any information on the identity or the whereabouts of the female in this video, please call 911 immediately.”