School safety officer charged with assault after hitting her daughter in Queens home: NYPD

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An NYPD school safety agent was arrested and charged with assault on Thursday, following a dispute with her daughter in Queens.

Around 8:25 p.m., on April 23, Mekal Kinchen struck her daughter inside her home, causing scratches to her 20-year-old daughter’s neck, according to the NYPD.

Kinchen, 41, most recently worked as a school safety agent in Queens, according to police. She has been on the force since 2012, according to the authorities.

As a result of the incident, Kinchen has been charged with assault.

The investigation is ongoing.