UTICA, N.Y. – A 19-year-old mother from Utica is accused of assaulting her 1-year-old daughter after the infant was treated for injuries at a local hospital.
The infant was taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries to her face and a healed elbow fracture.
The mother was charged with second-degree assault, endangering the welfare of a child and one count of filing a false written statement.
According to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, the woman’s name is not being released at this time.
The suspect was arraigned and released on her own recognizance.
An order of protection has been issued on behalf of the infant victim.