Prosecutor: Union City babysitter, 24, charged with endangering the welfare of 2-year-old girl


A 24-year-old Union City babysitter has been charged with endangering the welfare of a two-year-old girl, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

Raquel Bravo. Photo courtesy of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Raquel Bravo, 24, of Union City, has been charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child, a second-degree crime, Suarez said in a statement.

She was arrested yesterday by members of the HCPO Special Victims Unit at her Union City residence and remanded to the Hudson County Correctional Facility pending her first court appearance.

The HCPO was notified of an incident in which a 2-year-old girl was injured. An investigation by the SVU determined the child suffered injuries to her back and thigh in Union City while under the care of her babysitter, Raquel Bravo.

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

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