A Long Island nanny was caught on a secret videotape drugging an infant to keep her from crying, police said Monday.
Brucato, 48, allegedly fed the four- month-old girl an antihistamine through a dropper to keep her drowsy, police said. The baby is in good health despite being drugged like this four times since Brucato was hired in January, officials said.
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After allegedly being caught in the act, Brucato surrendered to police Sunday, authorities said. She was charged with second-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child and is expected to be arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Monday.