Kirkland woman accused of injuring child while disciplining them

48-year-old Sharon Becker of Kirkland (Photo provided by New York State Police)

A Kirkland woman is facing charges after she allegedly injured a child she was disciplining, according to New York State Police.

Posted: Aug 22, 2018 5:11 PM

A Kirkland woman is facing charges after she allegedly injured a child she was disciplining, according to New York State Police.

Sharon Becker, 48, was arrested around 8:43 a.m. Aug. 17 and charged with the misdemeanors of third-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

Police say Becker was arrested after a child she was caring for sustained a physical injury while being disciplined on Aug. 8.

Becker was arraigned in the town of Cortlandville, Cortland County, and released on her own recognizance pending a future court appearance.

Police say a full stay away order of protection was issued on behalf of the victim.

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