Police: Whitehall man injured 7-year-old child during domestic incident

A Whitehall man is accused of injuring a 7-year-old during a domestic incident.

Joshua M. Slingerland, 27, was charged with second-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

The arrest followed a joint investigation between the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Washington County Child Protective Services. The incident took place on Oct. 6.

Police did not state the relationship of Slingerland to the child.

He was arraigned in Washington County Centralized Arraignment Court and released on his own recognizance. An order of protection has been issued prohibiting Slingerland from contacting the victim.