A day care teacher in Middletown is accused of neglecting a toddler with special needs.

Police say 45-year-old Sharon Pehush was observed by a fellow staff member allegedly mistreating a non-verbal 3-year-old at Gene Black School.

The witness says Pehush didn't allow the child to attend any activities for a whole day, including speech therapy or snack time, and used a book shelf to "erect...

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