Sandusky, OH (WJW) -- An apparent joke between a mother and two children ended with criminal charges earlier this week.
It happened Monday when Sandusky police received a complaint about Tiffany Ennis, 31, from the father of her son.
The man told officers that he received a text from Ennis showing a picture of their son with his eyes and mouth covered in duct tape.
He reportedly texted Ennis back saying he didn't find the photo funny. She disagreed, stating that not only did she think it was funny, but their son did also, police said.
According to a police report, Ennis advised officers that she was playing around with duct tape with her friend and their kids, and put duct tape over her son's face because they both found it amusing.
She also reportedly stressed to officers that the joke was not meant to be hurtful, and that her son was not injured.
The case was forwarded to the Erie County Children Services, where it was learned that Ennis had allegedly duct taped another child's eyes, head and mouth, as well as her son's.
She was charged with two counts of child endangering.