Mother charged with child endangering

Vanessa Aldridge (Photo/Montgomery Co. Jail)

DAYTON Ohio (WDTN) – The mother of a toddler is being held in The Montgomery County Jail on a charge of child endangering.

Police told 2 NEWS 24-year-old Vanessa Aldridge recently left her 15-month-old child with a Centerville baby-sitter she found on Craigslist.

When Aldridge failed to return by morning, the baby-sitter called the police. They contacted Children Services, who opened an investigation.

Aldridge was arrested when she appeared for a custody hearing.

The child was taken into custody by Children Services. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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