(Auburn, New York) A 31-year-old local woman, Nicole Fallat, has been accused of trying to smother a two-year-old girl with a pillow.
Fallat faces felony charges of first-degree attempted assault and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.
Here’s what police said happened.Fallat was booked into custody at the Auburn Police Station.
Shortly after midnight, police were sent to 52 Nelson St. for an investigation regarding the possible assault to a child.
Fallat had been involved in a domestic dispute with the children’s father, police said.
Preliminary reports showed that Fallat had attempted to smother the 2-year-old with a pillow, and there are indications that the 3-year-old sister had possibly been assaulted in the same way too.