The Keansburg Police Department charged Nicole Robbolino. 32, of Briarwood Avenue, with one count of Assault and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child on Tuesday after an investigation revealed that Robbolino threw a child safety seat containing her six month old son at her boyfriend–the father of the child. The baby suffered a mild head injury.
According to a statement issued by the Police Department, officers where dispatched to the scene for a report that a 5 year old female that had sustained a hot water burn to her face. The officers learned that the girl bumped into a stove, causing hot water to splash onto her face. She was treated on the scene by officers and Keansburg EMS and transported to Bayshore Hospital.
While on the scene, Patrolman Justin Cocuzza and Detective Joseph Jankowski learned of the unrelated argument between Robbolino and the children’s father, who is not named in the statement, where Robbolino threw the six month old in the child safety seat at the father. The baby’s head injury was evaluated by Keansburg EMS.
The New Jersey Department of Child Protection and Permanency was contacted and responded.
Robbolino was lodged at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution without bail after her arrest on Tuesday, the statement said. The MCCI website indicates that she is not in custody.