Perry Man Accused of Assaulting Child in Geneseo Store

Geneseo, NY -- A child abuse investigation in Geneseo has resulted in two arrests.

It happened Monday afternoon at the Dollar Tree store, when an employee reported a man became upset with a three-year-old girl, dropped her on the floor and walked away. When he returned he allegedly struck the girl several time and screamed at her. She suffered a bruised leg.

The Livingston County Sheriff's Office says the man, Pietro Russo of Honeoye Falls , and a woman with him -- Heather Woodworth from Perry -- were babysitting the girl. 

Russo is charged with assault and child endangerment. 

Woodworth is charged with disorderly conduct for threatening customers who tried to intervene.

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