Hempstead, NY - June 9th, 2015 - First Squad detectives report the arrest of a Hempstead woman for an Assault that occurred on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm in Hempstead.
According to detectives, on Monday, June 8, 2015, a 10 year old female victim, while at her school, complained about an injury to her elbow and hand to her teachers. Both areas were observed to have sustained obvious swelling. A subsequent investigation conducted at the school by the administration and Child Protective Services disclosed that the victim, on Sunday the 7th, was hit with a broomstick by her mother causing the injury.
The victim, accompanied by Child Protective Services, was transported to an area hospital where she was found to have sustained a fracture to her arm. She was treated and released to a care provider for the family under the direction of Child Protective Services.
Upon responding to the school, her mother, Chriscelle Andrews, 53, of Virginia Avenue, was placed under arrest.
Andrews is charged with Assault 2nd Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. She will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 06/09/2015.