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Pueblo police track down a lady suspected of leaving her toddler in a vehicle trunk

According to Pueblo Police, detectives arrested Chelsea Trujillo, 33, after a caller reported seeing her violently place her 5-year-old son in the trunk of her vehicle.

​PUEBLO, Colo —Authorities caught a woman who was allegedly seen forcing her child into the trunk of her vehicle, according to the Pueblo Police Department on Thursday afternoon.

A caller reported witnessing the lady, identified as 33-year-old Chelsea Trujillo, putting her five-year-old son into the trunk of her vehicle on the 1900 block of North Norwood Avenue at about 2:20 p.m. on Wednesday, according to police.

Officers located Trujillo and her child, who are currently homeless, on Thursday evening according to police

Trujillo faces charges for child abuse and a restraining order violation, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Severson at 719-320-6035.

Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous can call Pueblo Crime Stoppers at 719-542-7867 or visit pueblocrimestoppers.com, and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers works by assigning a code to people who anonymously submit a tip. Information is shared with law enforcement, and Crime Stoppers are notified at the conclusion of the investigation.

From there, an awards committee reviews the information provided and, if the information leads to an arrest, the tipster will be notified. Rewards can be collected using the code numbers received when the tip was originally submitted.

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