Video catches nanny burning L.I. boy, 2, with curling iron: police
Nassau County Police Department
Nosipho Nxumalo, 21, was arrested on Jan. 12, 2017, for allegedly burning a child with a curling iron.

By Ashley Soley-Cerro, WPIX

BALDWIN, N.Y. -- (WPIX) -- A nanny is due in court Friday on allegations she was caught on video burning a 2-year-old boy with a curling iron, according to the Nassau County Police Department.

Nosipho Nxumalo, 21, of Harlem, was arrested Thursday after the boy's mother realized her son had suffered a burn, and later saw the nanny on video causing the injury, police said. The incident happened at a Baldwin-area home.

The mother was bathing the 2-year-old boy when he yelled out, police said.

She then noticed the boy's hand was red and he appeared to be in a lot of pain. When asked what happened, the boy replied that the nanny had burned him with an iron.

After reviewing video from a home security camera, the mother realized this to be true, police said, adding that a red curling iron was pressed against the boy's hand and leg.

Nxumalo was later arrested and charged with two counts of second-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child.

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