Man arrested for allegedly forcing child to submerge hands in bleach

Man arrested for allegedly forcing child to submerge hands in bleach

April 8, 2013 Updated Apr 8, 2013 at 3:57 PM EST

An New York man has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a child by forcing her to submerge her hands in bleach, according to a report from Granite Broadcasting sister station WKBW in Buffalo, N.Y.

According to the WKBW report:

Police arrested a 45-year-old man on Monday. Police say he allegedly forced a 15-year-old child to submerge her hands in a bowl of bleach over a long duration, to punish her.

The child was taken to a hospital with third degree burns, and is being treated for her injuries.

The suspect was charged with Assault and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

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