(NJ.COM) — CRANFORD — Two former employees of a child daycare center have been charged with instigating fights among a dozen children, ages 4 to 6, recording the incidents and calling them a "fight club," authorities said today.
Erica Kenny, 22, of Cranford and Chanese White, 28, of Roselle both are charged with fourth-degree child abuse for the alleged fights at the Lightbridge Academy daycare center on South Avenue East, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace Park said.
She said Kenny additionally is charged with third-degree endangering the welfare of a child.
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The fights were staged on at least one day in mid-August, according to Union County Assistant Prosecutor Michael Sheets, who is prosecuting the case.