A mother allowed her toddler son to handle a gasoline pump unsupervised, causing the three-year-old to spray fuel all over himself, police alleged today.
Theresa Moran Camara, 46, was charged by Manheim Township Police in central Pennsylvania for endangering the welfare of a child.
Police say they were called to a Giant supermarket on January 19 and determined that the boy removed the nozzle from the vehicle without releasing the handle.
Witnesses said that as a result, gasoline was sprayed all over the child, LancasterOnline.comreported.
Police surveillance video further confirmed eyewitness account, and showed a woman allowing a small child to pump gas into a Toyota Rav4, the Smoking Gun reported.
Camara told police that she had