A teenage mum, identified as, Brittany C. Smith, has been arrested after she allegedly put her eight-month-old baby in a freezer.
She has been charged to court for child abuse.
Witnesses reportedly saw the young mum holding a small child near to the unused freezer in the back yard of a property that wasn’t hers, in Johnson City, Tennessee.
The resident went outside to speak to Smith and found her in the crawlspace under the home, according to an affidavit obtained by WJHL-TV
Neighbours are believed to have opened the freezer and found the tot inside, with an inch of water at the bottom.
The baby was taken to a hospital, but no condition has been released.
Smith also has been charged with offences that include neglect.