KEANSBURG, New Jersey -- A mother from New Jersey is facing charges after police say she threw her 6-month-old son at his father during a domestic dispute.
Officers responded to the home on Briarwood Avenue in Keansburg just after noon Thursday for a report of a 5-year-old girl who had sustained a hot water burn to her face.
The child reportedly sustained the injury after bumping into a stove and causing hot water on top of the stove to splash onto her face. She was transported to Bayshore Hospital for further treatment.
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But while at the scene, officers learned of an unrelated argument between the victim's parents that had occurred at the residence.
As a result of an on-scene investigation, it was discovered that 32-year-old Nicole Robbolino had thrown a child safety seat containing her son at her boyfriend.
As a result of being thrown, the child sustained a minor head injury that was evaluated by Keansburg EMS.
Robbolino was arrested and charged with assault and endangering the welfare of a child.
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New Jersey mom charged after baby thrown at dad during domestic dispute