(CBS/AP) HOOKSTOWN, Pa. - A western Pennsylvania woman has been jailed on child endangerment charges after police say her 2-year-old daughter was found alone on the road near the woman's home twice on the same day.
According to CBS Pittsburgh, the 2-year-old girl wandered out by herself onto a highway.
State police in Beaver say a woman called them to say she found Sickelsmith's 2-year-old daughter sitting in the middle of Route 151 in front of Sickelsmith's home about 10:20 a.m. Sunday.
The woman recognized the girl and took her home, but police say
another motorist saw the girl on the road about 11:45 a.m. and called
Authorities said Sickelsmith was sleeping on both occasions. She allegedly told police she blocked the door with a chair, but the child somehow got outside.
CBS Pittsburgh reports police said the girl also wandered off about a month ago.
The mother was charged with child endangerment and released on a bond. Her daughter and son are reportedly staying with their grandmother.
Sickelsmith told the station she has health issues that make her tired and is trying to work through them.