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Pueblo Police arrest woman accused of forcing 5-year-old son into trunk

33-year-old Chelsea Trujillo charged with child abuse
Pueblo Police find woman accused of forcing her 5-year-old son in trunk
Posted at 1:26 PM, Aug 05, 2021

PUEBLO — The Pueblo Police Department arrested a woman who reportedly forced her 5-year-old son into the trunk of a vehicle after a bystander captured the alleged incident on camera.

The video was taken on the 1900 block of N. Norwood Avenue on Wednesday afternoon.

At around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, police announced they had found the woman and her son. "Obviously, I think anybody who looks at that video would be concerned about the welfare of that little boy... We saw what we saw in the video, but we need to look at the whole thing, that's why detectives are involved," said Sgt. Franklyn Ortega of the Pueblo Police Department.

The woman was identified as 33-year-old Chelsea Trujillo. Trujillo was arrested for child abuse and a restraining order violation.

Those with the Pueblo Police Department said the young boy is physically alright, and in the care of DHS.