A pair of women in their 30s assaulted an 11-year-old girl in Atlantic County, authorities charged.
Police responded to a report of criminal mischief and were told by multiple people that a child ran off after being assaulted by two women around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday on Atlantic Avenue in Pleasantville, Police Capt. Matthew Hartman said.
Authorities located the child, who had multiple injuries to her head, face and body, Hartman said.
Nicole Miller, 32, and Heather Grosso, 36 -- both of Mays Landing -- were arrested following an investigation that afternoon.
Miller was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and endangering the welfare of a child, police said. Gross was charged with simple assault and endangering the welfare of a child.
They were being held in Atlantic County’s jail pending detention hearings.
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