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Child Hurt After Mount Vernon Worker Tossed Trash Can At Cab, Police Say

Mount Vernon police say a city sanitation worker is facing charges after tossing a trash can at a taxicab and injuring a child.
Mount Vernon police say a city sanitation worker is facing charges after tossing a trash can at a taxicab and injuring a child. Photo Credit: News12 screengrab

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – A Mount Vernon sanitation worker has been suspended while authorities investigate charges that he threw a garbage can at a taxicab Wednesday, according to a report by News12.

It hit the cab and injured a child inside, police told News12.

Police told News12 that Kris Upton tossed the can at South Eighth Avenue and Kingsbridge Road.

To read the News12 story, click here.

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