NEW YORK -- (WPIX) -- An 11-year-old girl has been severely burned after another girl poured boiling water on her during a sleepover, police said.
Jamoneisha Merritt was at a sleepover at a friend's home in the Bronx early Monday morning when the attack occurred, police said.
Police said a 12-year-old girl at the sleepover boiled water and then poured it on Merritt while she slept on a couch.
Merritt was taken to a hospital in serious but stable condition. Authorities said the 11-year-old victim suffered second-degree burns to her face, shoulders, neck and chest.