New Jersey mother arrested after car stolen with daughter inside while at ATM

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Thursday, January 14, 2016

TRENTON, New Jersey (WABC) -- A mother in New Jersey is charged with endangering the welfare of her child after leaving the girl alone in a car that ended up getting stolen.

Police say 28-year-old Marshay Smith left her 5-year-old daughter in the back seat of her car in Trenton Tuesday while she was using an ATM.

When she returned, the car had been stolen.

After a brief search, police found the car abandoned in a nearby parking lot with the girl safe inside.