Police: 1-Year-Old Hit With Glass Bottle Thrown By Hudson Valley Woman
A Hudson Valley woman is accused of hitting a baby with a glass bottle.
On Sunday around 4 p.m., deputies from the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office responded to a physical dispute on Glasco Turnpike in the Town of Saugerties.
An investigation determined that 27-year-old Marquita Byrd of Kingston allegedly threw a bottle through a glass door, striking another person and a one-year-old child.
The baby suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene, police say.
Byrd fled the home before deputies’ arrived, but she was found a short time later and taken into custody. She was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, criminal mischief, misdemeanors, and a violation of harassment.
Byrd was released with an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Saugerties Court on a later date.
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