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Waterford man charged with endangering a child

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ALBANY, N.Y. -- A Waterford man has been charged with endangering the welfare o a child after police say he struck a 5-year-old with a belt.

The Department for Children, Youth and Families advised the department that an investigation was underway.

Mark James Bittner, 35, of Waterford, allegedly struck a five-year-old with a belt on January 31, 2014. An investigation later led to his arrest.

Bittner was charged with Assault in the third degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

Bittner was arraigned before the Waterford Town Court and was released after an Order of Protection was issued.

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