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Staffer Kicked Child At Facility In Rhinebeck, State Police Say

Astor Home for Children, located at 6339 Mill Street in Rhinebeck
Astor Home for Children, located at 6339 Mill Street in Rhinebeck Photo Credit: Google Maps

A staff member at a local childcare facility is facing charges after kicking a child, according to police.

New York State Police say that a male staff member at kicked a child victim while working at the Astor Home for Children in Rhinebeck.

Astor Home for Children is a facility sponsored by Catholic Charities in the Archdioceses of New York that provides mental health services to children on an inpatient and outpatient basis.

The staff member, identified as 42-year-old Rey Ortiz of Kingston, was arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor, on Thursday, April 4.

Ortiz was ticketed and is scheduled to appear at the village of Rhinebeck Court on Thursday, April 11.

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