Child left in vehicle, woman arrested on child endangerment charge in Benton, IL

Child left in vehicle, woman arrested on child endangerment charge in Benton, IL
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BENTON, IL (KFVS) - A woman has been charged with endangering a child in Benton, Illinois.

Police said after investigating the incident, Ashley M. Fischer, 36, of Benton was arrested for endangering the life and health of a child.

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Police with the Benton Police Department said they were called the 700 block of Frisco St. at 1:45 p.m. on May 23.

Officers were told there had been a child left unattended in a vehicle.

Fischer was charged and transported to the Franklin County Jail for further processing.

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