HACKENSACK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A New Jersey couple is accused of abusing a child and telling the victim to lie about the injuries.David Gilbert, Man Convicted In Deadly 1981 Bank Heist In Rockland County, Granted Parole
On Sunday, Hackensack Police received a report that Clarke had physically assaulted a child, causing facial injuries that required multiple stitches.READ MORE: What's Causing Record Flooding? Experts Say Missing, Dying Trees Are One Reason
According to investigators, Clarke and Whyte told the child to lie about where the injuries came from so that Clarke would not be investigated for child abuse.MORE NEWS: Candidate Conversations: Eric Adams
Clarke is facing charges of child abuse and hindering apprehension. Whyte has been charged with hindering apprehension.