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Police: Father attacks infant daughters in Frankford

Dennis Hill Credit: PPD Dennis Hill Credit: PPD

A man assaulted his young daughters and tried to stab one with a fork at a Frankford home on Wednesday after an argument, police said.

Dennis Hill, 27, of Staten Island, allegedly attacked his 1-month-old and 4-year-old daughters around 9:46 p.m. inside a home on the 1300 block of Sellers Street.

Hill grabbed both girls, dropped the 1-month-old and then choked the 4-year-old, trying to stab her with a fork before witnesses separated them, according to police.

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Witnesses secured Hill until police arrived. The children were taken to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, where they were listed in stable condition. The 1-month-old reportedly had bruises to her face, neck, back and arms, and the 4-year-old had no visible injuries.

Hill has been charged attempted murder, aggravated assault, and endangering the welfare of a child, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, possession of an instrument of crime and terroristic threats. His bail has been set at $100,000. His next court appearance is Dec. 10.

 
 
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