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Woman in jail for injuring and endangering the welfare of a child

SAYRE, Pa (18 NEWS) - Sayre Borough Police arrested 34-year-old Michelle Bevan, on assaulting and endangering the welfare of her 8-year-old child.

Police say the child went to a local church for help, Thursday evening. The child said Bevan was under the influence when she squeezed him until the child couldn't breathe and placed the child's hand on a stove.

Police responded to the residence, finding the doors locked.

Bevan was eventually arrested and remanded to the Bradford County Jail. The child has been placed with the county's children and youth services.

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