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NJ Woman Accused Of Hitting Boy Who Dropped Bagel

RANDOLPH, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a New Jersey woman hit a 9-year-old on the head with a frying pan after he dropped a bagel and her dog ate it.

Police say the boy told them that 45-year-old Donna Ambrosio-Ruglio yelled at him that the cream cheese on the bagel would kill the dog.

The Daily Record of Parsippany reports Ambrosio-Ruglio was caring for the boy at her Randolph home. A criminal complaint says he sustained an abrasion to his head and bruises on his back.

Ambrosio-Ruglio is being held in the Morris County Jail on $75,000 bail, charged with child endangerment. It was not immediately clear whether she has an attorney.

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Information from: Daily Record, http://www.dailyrecord.com