BROOKLYN - A stepmother has been arrested in connection with the six-story fall of a young girl in Coney Island.
Police say 19-year-old Diana Metellus is facing several charges, including assault, criminal possession of a weapon and child endangerment.
The teenager's 7-year-old stepdaughter fell out of a window last Wednesday, and was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. Toxicology reports showed traces of drugs in her system.
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A judge set bail for Metellus at $35,000.