Woman allegedly leaves baby, dogs in car

June 17, 2009 7:39:47 AM PDT
A mother faces criminal charges after police say she left her newborn baby and two dogs in an unlocked car with the engine running.Police in Deerfield said Elizabeth Manion left the car running for 20 minutes while she shopped in a drug store on Waukegan Road on June 7.

A passerby called police after noticing the baby alone in a car seat.

Police say when they arrived they found Manion carrying shopping bags.

The 24-year-old woman has been charged with child endangerment.