A local woman caring for a special needs child in the Hudson Valley is accused of shoving and cursing at the child.

On Wednesday, New York State Police in Rhinebeck arrested 29-year-old Margaret White of Germantown for endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor.

White, who works with special need children, was arrested over allegations that she shoved and cursed a special needs child that she cared for on March 27.

White was issued an appearance ticket directing her to appear in the Town of Red Hook Court on April 27.