60-Year-Old Allegedly Sprays Poisonous Weed Killer in Child's Face

The suspect faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon, battery with serious injury and child endangerment.

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    Sixty-year-old Julie Rodenhuis is accused of spraying poisonous weed killer in the face and eyes of a 7-year-old on Wednesday, May 24, 2014.

    A 60-year-old woman faces felony charges after she allegedly assaulted a child last week.

    Julie Rodenhuis is accused of spraying poisonous weed killer in the face and eyes of a 7-year-old at a condominium complex at 676 N. 12th Street in the San Luis Obispo County town of Grover Beach around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.

    It was unclear why Rodenhuis may have done so.

    Family members and medical personnel treated the young victim, who was then taken to a hospital for further medical treatment and has since been released.

    Rodenhaus faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon, battery with serious injury and child endangerment.