Mom flees car with toddler inside, police say
YAKIMA, Wash.- A woman is under arrest after police say she abandoned her young child in a car while trying to run away from police.
Police say they attempted to pull over a car on North Fourth Street when the woman driving, Laura John, sped away driving through intersections and stop signs.
Police said John stopped at an apartment in Yakima, and fled with the car still running.
Police found her toddler inside the car, and Laura John has since been arrested.
Police say the child's father picked the toddler up from the police station.