Gates (WSYR-TV) – Police in the Rochester-area suburb of Gates arrested a woman who allegedly turned on a dryer with her 2-year-old son inside.
They charged Jasmine Brown, 17, with reckless endangerment in the first degree, a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor.
They say she allowed the child to climb inside the dryer at a facility on Spencerport Road in Gates before she turned it on.
Another resident at the facility turned off the dryer.
She was arraigned in Gates Town Court and taken to the Monroe County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail.
The court also issued an order of protection on behalf of the child.
Child Protective Services was contacted by the authorities.