CHICAGO (CBS) — A northwest Indiana man who has been charged with beating the mother of his children, leaving his baby in the trunk of an abandoned vehicle and fleeing turned himself in to authorities Friday morning.
Billie Roy White Jr. battered the mother of his children Saturday in the 500 block of Carolina Street, according to a statement from Gary police. He then left with their 4-month old baby.READ MORE: Milixen Ardon And Wilfredo Cruz Charged With Murder Of 2-Year-Old Alisson Zelayz, Who Suffered Burns And Bruises In Chicago Lawn
White returned without the baby and refused to tell the child’s mother where the baby was, police said. He once again left the area, and the mother contacted police.READ MORE: Officer Shoots Suspect In Kenosha County, Sources Say Police K-9 Also Wounded
Officers searched the area for the baby and later found the child in the trunk of an abandoned vehicle, police said.
White, 26, of Gary, was charged with two counts of neglect of a dependent and felony domestic battery, police said. He was at large when the charges were filed but turned himself in Friday morning at the Lake County Jail.MORE NEWS: Two Chicago Police Officers Wounded By Accidental Friendly Fire While Confronting Suspect In Lyons, Police Say
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