A Chemung County grand jury has indicted the teenage mother that allegedly abandoned her eight month old baby behind an Elmira home earlier this month.
Harriette Hoyt faces felony charges of attempted murder, reckless endangerment and abandonment of a child. The 17 year old Sayre, Pennsylvania teen is accused of leaving her baby in a plastic bag behind a Walnut Street home August 5th. Neighbors found the baby 3 days later after hearing noise.
Hoyt faces over 20 years in prison if found guilty of all three charges. The baby has been released from the hospital and is with a foster family.