A Hudson Valley woman was arrested after she was allegedly caught hanging a child over a fire escape railing.

On Sunday, June 26, the Ulster County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of a Kingston woman who's accused of hanging a 14-year-old child over a fire escape railing in Ulster County.

Police: Ulster County, New York Woman Hung Child Over Fire Escape Railing in Rosendale, New York

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Members from the Ulster County Sheriff's Office reported the arrest of a 35-year-old Kingston woman. The unnamed Kingston woman was charged with reckless endangerment in the second degree and endangering the welfare of a child, both misdemeanors, as well as a violation of harassment in the second degree.

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Kingston, New York Woman Accused Of Hanging Child Over Fire Escape Railing in Ulster County, New York

On Saturday, June 25, around 2 a.m., deputies from the Ulster County Sheriff's Office responded to a home on Creek Locks Road in the Town of Rosendale for a report of a physical dispute.


Police say their investigation determined the 35-year-old Kingston woman was involved in a verbal dispute with a 14-year-old which later turned physical.

"During the physical dispute, it is alleged she forcefully held the juvenile over a fire escape railing," the Ulster County Sheriff's Office stated in a press release. "The female was released with an appearance ticket to appear in the Town of Rosendale Court on a later date."

The Ulster County Sheriff's Office did not release a possible motive or reveal the relationship between the Kingston woman and child.

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