CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman has been charged after four children were found Sunday afternoon living in neglect in an apartment in the Dunning neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Julia A. Rizzio, 32, faces four misdemeanor counts of causing a child to be endangered, according to Chicago Police.READ MORE: Milixen Ardon And Wilfredo Cruz Charged With Murder Of 2-Year-Old Alisson Zelayz, Who Suffered Burns And Bruises In Chicago Lawn
Officers responded about 12:25 p.m. Sunday to a well-being check at an apartment in the 6700 block of West Irving Park Road and discovered the children living in neglectful conditions, police said at the time. Their ages and genders were unknown.
The children were taken to Community First Medical Center for evaluation, police said. The mother was then taken into custody.READ MORE: Officer Shoots Suspect In Kenosha County, Sources Say Police K-9 Also Wounded
The Illinois Department of Children and Family services said Monday that the department had taken protective custody of the children and was investigating the mother for allegations of neglect.
Rizzio was scheduled to appear in in court on Sept. 13 at Branch 62-5 at 555 W. Harrison St.MORE NEWS: Two Chicago Police Officers Wounded By Accidental Friendly Fire While Confronting Suspect In Lyons, Police Say
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