Woman Charged In D.C. With Kidnapping Of Infant

WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia police say a woman has been charged with kidnapping after failing for days to return an 8-month-old child to her mother.

Police say Jessica Walls, 20, occasionally babysat the infant and was supposed to return him to her mother last Monday. But police say she made up excuses to keep the baby a little longer, including that she was staying at her mother’s home in Maryland, and then held him for a total of four days without the permission of the child’s parents.

Police say Walls first claimed to be the child’s biological mother before admitting to detectives that the baby was not hers and that she did not have permission to have it.

A lawyer for Walls didn’t immediately return a call seeking comment Monday.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Baltimore

Track Weather On The Go With Our App!
Your Podcast Network Play.it

Listen Live