Woman accused of leaving baby in cold car with alcohol in Raleigh

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Woman charged with child abuse, had alcohol in vehicle around baby. (WTVD)

The Raleigh Police Department has charged a Garner woman with leaving a baby in a locked cold car without heat.

Kaknosha Keena Pretty, 20, was arrested just before 7 p.m Saturday on Angier Avenue. An arrest warrant alleges there were "alcoholic beverages around the baby as well as a window partially down in a cold environment."

Pretty also allegedly gave police a fake name and age.

The child is a 2-month-old girl. Police found her when they went to a noise complaint.

Pretty is charged with misdemeanor child abuse, obstruction, and making a false report.

The baby was placed with Wake County Child Protective Services.

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