Prosecutor: No charges over boy in washing machine

(AP) - A New Jersey prosecutor won't file charges after a toddler briefly got stuck in a washing machine.The child's mother wasn't happy after she

CAMDEN - (AP) - A New Jersey prosecutor won't file charges after a toddler briefly got stuck in a washing machine.

The child's mother wasn't happy after she saw a video of what happened when a baby sitter took the boy to a Camden laundromat.

Speaking on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, Sakia David said she wanted the baby sitter punished for allowing a male friend to put the child in the machine.

Authorities say the man was unaware the machine would automatically start and the prosecutor says no one would be charged.

David said she didn't even know about the May 11 incident in Camden until she saw the video on the news and was contacted by police.

David says the baby sitter told her the child had fallen down some steps.

They've referred the case to child welfare officials.

To watch an interview with the mother of the child put in the washing machine, click on iO Extra on Channel 612.

Toddler briefly trapped in washing machine in Camden

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Arthur Morgan III, of Eatontown, is accused of 1 Lawyer: Dad doesn't deny tossing toddler in creek
Prominent cancer doctor at Mountainside Hospital fatally struck 2 Prominent cancer doctor struck, killed in Essex Fells
Cranford facility combines salt caves, float pods to 3 Cranford facility combines salt caves, float pods to help decompress muscles
Nassau Police say a Hempstead man has been 5 Police: Man arrested for sex assault of child, stabbing 2 women

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE