Woman Charged with Multiple Assaults

A Kingston woman, 45, has been charged with multiple assaults involving her children.

Police say an investigation revealed violence against her three daughters ranging in age from 9 to 17, dating back to last summer.

The accused allegedly hit and slapped them in the face, and on one ocassion, allegedly struck one of the girls with a hair brush hard enough to leave a mark.

Police also say the mom also allegedly grabbed a man who was living at the home by the throat when he attempted to intervene.

The woman was arrested on Wednesday and charged with assault with a weapon, and four counts of assault.