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Union City babysitter charged with endangering welfare of 2-year-old

Raquel Bravo, image via Prosecutor's Office

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit has arrested a 24-year-old woman on charges relating to an incident in which a 2-year-old girl was injured while under her care.

Raquel Bravo, a 24-year-old from Union City, has been charged with one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a crime of the second degree.

She was arrested on Wednesday, Feb. 16 by members of the Special Victims Unit at her Union City residence and remanded to the Hudson County Correctional Facility pending her first court appearance.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office was notified of an incident in which a 2-year-old girl was injured. An investigation by the Special Victims Unit determined the child suffered injuries to her back and thigh in Union City while under the care of her babysitter, Raquel Bravo.

Prosecutor Suarez credited the Special Victims Unit with the investigation and arrest.

The above charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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