http://www.whiotv.com/news/17200862/detail.htmlDAYTON, Ohio -- Dayton police said a local woman bound and gagged her 3-year-old daughter, locked her in a bedroom, and left her home alone.
Erica Bailey is now in the Montgomery County Jail charged with child endangering, kidnapping and abduction.
According to police, Bailey tied her daughter up, gagged her with a sock, locked her in a bedroom and left the apartment.
Police said the child's grandmother stopped to visit at the West Stewart Street apartment Thursday and discovered the child. The grandmother untied the little girl and called 9-11.
According to detectives, the mother claimed this was punishment for fighting with another sibling and taking snack food out of the refrigerator.
The case is still under investigation. The child is now in the custody of her grandmother.