CHICAGO — A West Englewood woman has been charged with child abandonment after leaving her 1-year-old child in an Auburn Gresham building, police said.
Johnetta Smith, 24, was arrested after police identified her as the woman who left her baby in the vestibule of a building in the 8200 block of South Justine Street about 11:40 p.m. Friday, police said.
Smith, of the 5800 block of South Wolcott Avenue, was charged with one felony count of child abandonment. She is slated to appear in bond court Wednesday.
Police offered no further details Wednesday morning.