Disturbing Video Shows Infant Being Abused By 37-Year-Old NJ Woman, Police Say

Police have announced the arrest of a New Jersey woman seen in a disturbing video being circulated on social media.

Vivian Harrell.

Vivian Harrell.

Photo Credit: Trenton PD

Multiple people called Trenton police on Wednesday, May 15, to report the video in which Vivian M. Harrell, 37, abuses an 8-week-old child, the department said.

Harrell is seen covering an infant’s face, possibly blocking its airway, and speaking to the child in a vulgar and derogatory way, authorities said.

Harrell was subsequently arrested and charged with second-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

The Division of Child Protection and Permanency is assisting.

to follow Daily Voice Bergenfield and receive free news updates.