NEW YORK (CBSMiami/AP) — A 12-year-old girl poured boiling water on a girl’s face during a sleepover, police said.READ MORE: South Florida Family Encourages Booster Shots After Vaccinated Relative Dies Of COVID-19
That girl was left with severe burns.
Police say the 12-year-old has been charged with assault in the Monday attack that left an 11-year-old with second-degree burns to her face, shoulders, neck and chest.READ MORE: 'Unacceptable,' South Florida Haitian Leaders Outraged Over What Happened In Del Rio, Texas
According to police, Jamoneisha Merritt was at a friend’s home in the Bronx when the 12-year-old girl at the sleepover boiled water and then poured it on Merritt while she slept on a couch.
Merritt was taken to Harlem Hospital in serious but stable condition.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 53,000 In Florida
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