Pair charged for abuse in way they disciplined young child

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By Mary Barczak

  MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The mother of a 4-year-old girl is taking some heat for the way she allegedly chose to discipline her child.

Brittany Herbst, 23, of Mount Washington, has been charged with criminal abuse.

Also charged is her boyfriend, James Ford, 29.

According to the warrant which led to her arrest on Wednesday,  Herbst allegedly helped boyfriend force feed her 4 year-old daughter hot sauce and vinegar between June 18, 2013, and May 1, 2014, on “multiple occasions.”

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