Utica teen charged with assault after allegedly fracturing her infant's arm

Associated Press

An 18-year-old Utica woman has been arrested after allegedly grabbing and fracturing her 8-month-old’s left arm.

Posted: Oct 18, 2019 5:38 PM
Updated: Oct 18, 2019 5:41 PM

UTICA, N.Y. – An 18-year-old Utica woman has been arrested for allegedly fracturing her 8-month-old’s left arm when police say she forcibly grabbed the infant.

The teen was arrested on Friday, and has been charged with second-degree assault, a D felony.

The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office and the Child Advocacy Center investigated the incident, which they determined happened on or around Oct. 15. The Utica Police Department and Child Protective Services also assisted in the investigation.

The child was treated at St. Luke’s Hospital.

The woman was held at the Utica Police Department pending arraignment at Utica City Court.

An order of protection was requested on behalf of the infant.

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