Prosecutors charged a Kansas City, Kan., teenager Friday with child endangerment after a baby fell from the car he allegedly was driving after a shoplifting incident.
Clay County prosecutors also filed stealing charges against two Kansas City, Kan., women who allegedly took more than $200 worth of clothing and were attempting to flee in the car when the 4-month-old girl fell out.
The incident started Thursday at Target in the 4300 block of North Chouteau Trafficway in Kansas City, North.
According to court documents, Tashay Horton, 20, and La’Ion Carter, 18, allegedly left the store carrying clothing they had not paid for. They got into a car allegedly driven by Terry Horton, 17, according to court documents.
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As Horton drove, a rear door opened and Tashay Horton and the baby both fell out, witnesses said. Horton picked up the baby and tried to leave, but a witness restrained her until police arrived.
The baby received hospital treatment for several scrapes and cuts, according to court documents.