Former Bridgeport woman pleads guilty to kidnapping

The woman charged with kidnapping a baby from a New York Hospital and raising her in Bridgeport plead guilty today.Ann Pettway was arrested last year

BRIDGEPORT - The woman charged with kidnapping a baby from a New York Hospital and raising her in Bridgeport plead guilty today.

Ann Pettway was arrested last year on charges that she kidnapped Carlina White from Harlem Hospital in 1987. As part of her plea bargain, prosecutors agreed to recommend between 10 and 12.5 years in prison.

The FBI says Pettway took the baby when she could not have one of her own.

Plea possible in kidnapping caseConfessed kidnapper headed to courtBridgeport kidnapping case will soon head to federal courtWoman accused of kidnapping baby pleads not guilty

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