Woman charged, accused of punching 12-year-old in face, police say
CORSICA BOROUGH, Pa. (WJAC) —
A Jefferson County woman is facing felony charges after a punching a 12-year-old in the face.
Police say the incident happened when the 12-year-old tried to stop Tammy Hughes from leaving with another girl from her Corsica Borough home Wednesday.
A witness told police that the 12-year-old grabbed the girl to stop Hughes from taking her.
That’s when Hughes punched the 12-year-old multiple times in the face, police say.
Hughes faces several charges, including endangering the welfare of a child and simple assault.
She is being lodged at the Jefferson County Prison.