A Garden City woman was arrested Friday in connection with an injury to a special-needs child that occurred last May.

Alexandra Chmil, 25, of 84 Third St., surrendered to Second Precinct Detectives in Woodbury and was charged with first-degree endangering the welfare of a disabled person, a class E felony.

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Detectives say a 39-year-old mother of a nonverbal 9-year-old child noticed redness and swelling on her daughter’s face after she arrived home May 2 from Hagedorn Little Village School at 750 Hicksville Rd. in Seaford.

They say the mother saw the girl’s face turn black and blue around her mouth and took her to a physician for evaluation.

On May 11, the mother viewed a video of her daughter in her classroom showing Chmil, a teacher’s aide, violently jerking the little girl’s head “and wiping her face abruptly with paper towels,” authorities said.

According to the felony complaint, Chmil injured the child while attempting to feed her.

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Bail for Chmil was set at $25,000. Her next court appearance is scheduled for Jan. 12.