Hoboken daycare worker charged with abusing infant

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The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested a Jersey City woman, 52, after she allegedly abused a nine-month-old girl in her care while an employee of the Kiddie Academy of Hoboken, according to the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.

Diana Camacho is charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a crime of the second degree.

Law enforcement arrested Camacho May 4 at approximately 4:45 p.m. at the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office after she turned herself in.

The Division of Child Protection and Permanency, Institutional Abuse Investigations Unit contacted the Special Victims Unit about possible abuse by Camacho and launched an investigation.

The matter was first reported to the IAIU by the daycare center.

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez credited the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit for the investigation and arrest.

The above charges are merely accusations. Camacho is presumed innocent until proven guilty.