A Danbury woman is facing several charges after police said she intentionally burned and injured a child she was babysitting.
According to police, 31-year-old Lidia Quilligana was arrested Friday night after an investigation revealed the child she was caring for had suffered bruising and second degree burns.
The child was taken to a hospital for treatment of the injuries, WFSB reports.
Police said their investigation found that Quilligana had purposely inflicted the injuries to the child.
Quilligana is being held on a $500,000 bond and will be arraigned in Danbury Superior Court on Monday.
She is charged with first-degree assault, risk of injury to a minor and criminal mischief, however police said additional charges are likely.