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LOCKPORT – Town of Lockport woman has been charged with injuring a 3-year-old child who was in her care last week, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office said Friday.

Amber Richardson, 24, was charged Thursday with a felony count of assault and a misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of a child.

Sheriff James R. Voutour said the child, who was injured while in Richardson’s care on Nov. 21, was treated in Women & Children’s Hospital. Buffalo. Further information was unavailable.

Following arraignment in Lockport Town Court, Richardson was released without bail, pending another court appearance Dec. 13.