St. Lawrence County Man Accused Of Abusing 2 Children

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By Diane Rutherford

A 24 year old Hannawa Falls man faces child abuse charges for allegedly striking and bruising two young children.

Joshua Tyo of 5644 State Highway 56 was arrested by St. Lawrence Sheriff's deputies following a complaint by the Canton-Potsdam Hospital emergency room. 

He's charged with second-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

The children, ages five and three, suffered bruises to their buttocks and head, Detective Thomas Caringi said.

The youngsters were treated at the hospital and released.

Tyo was arraigned and released to the supervision of the probation department. 

Saturday, August 30, 2014
, Watertown, NY

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