Bradford Man Convicted of Endangering Welfare of a Child

(SMETHPORT, Pennsylvania):  On September 13, 2022, following a 2 day jury trial at the McKean County Courthouse, Tyler Prescott, of Bradford, was convicted of Endangering the Welfare of a Child less than 6 years of age (Felony 2) and Recklessly Endangering Another Person.  The jury found him not guilty of 3 additional counts of Aggravated Assault. 

The charges stemmed from an investigation by Lt. Steve Caskey (retired) of the City of Bradford Police in conjunction with McKean County Children and Youth into injuries to a toddler on March 3, 2021.  The child was treated at a Buffalo hospital. 

Sentencing was scheduled for October 13 at 1:00 pm.