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2/26/2013 - 5:43:00 PM

02/26/13 @ 5:43 P.M.-  WYBPD radio dispatched to the Rite Aid , 1200 W. Market St., to respond to a report of a female physically abusing a child.
@ 5:45 P.M.- WYBPD arrived on scene and met with the complainant who informed the patrolman that she had witnessed a female perpetrator wearing a pink sweatshirt, dragging her crying child through the store, pushing the child's to the ground, and hitting the child's head against a freezer door.  Upon questioning other witnesses the female perpetrator was positively identified.
The patrolmen then went to the perpetrator's home and advised her that Children and Youth was also contacted. The patrolman also charged the female perpetrator, who was the mother of the child, with the criminal offenses of Simple Assault, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.