published Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Babysitter arrested after toddler found roaming alone in Nashville

Police arrested a babysitter after the 1-year-old girl she was watching was found alone in East Nashville.

An ice cream man found the toddler in the street on Lischey Avenue on Saturday, according to police. Civilians reported the child to police, who went door-to-door trying to find her home.

When they came to Defreada Smith, 38, on the 800 block of Lischey, she realized the 1-year-old she was watching was missing, according to her arrest warrant.

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