New Jersey mom arrested for taking five-year-old daughter to the tanning salon

NUTLEY, N.J. (WXYZ) - A New Jersey mother is facing charges after her five-year-old daughter allegedly sustained burns at a tanning salon.

Patricia Krentcil, 44, has been released on bond after being arrested for second degree child endangerment.

The kindergartner's school notified police of the girl's injuries.

The tanning salon, where the alleged incident occurred, says Krentcil took the little girl into the booth without their knowledge.

No charges against the salon have been filed.

New Jersey law prohibits anyone under the age of 14 from using a tanning booth.

Parents you can leave your comments on this story below.

Print this article Back to Top