Wayne County deputies: Woman arrested after child found walking down road at 1 a.m.

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LYONS, N.Y. — A Lyons woman has been arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

Ashley Smith was arrested following reports of a small child walking down the road at around 1 a.m. on Monday. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office said the child was wearing only shorts.

Deputies said a similar incident happened in August and Smith did not take the necessary steps to prevent this from happening again. The 32-year-old is being held at the Wayne County jail awaiting arraignment.