Columbus mother charged after toddler wanders from home

Columbus mother charged after toddler wanders from home

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A Columbus mother appeared in recorder's court on Tuesday, following an arrest on Monday.

The mother, 25-year-old Sharika Pinkard, was charged with reckless conduct after an office manager at Eagle Trace Apartments, located at 2001 Torch Hill Road, saw Pinkard's 2-year-old child unattended outside in the rain on Monday.

According to the Columbus Police Department incident report, the child was unharmed.

Pinkard appeared in court on Tuesday, where she was given bond. She has since bonded out of jail.

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