North Side woman charged with kidnapping of toddler at O’Hare

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A North Side woman has been charged with the aggravated kidnapping of a 2-year-old boy at O’Hare International Airport.

Olachi Etoh, 24, lifted the boy up into her arms as he was standing near his mother at the baggage area at about 4:45 p.m. yesterday afternoon.

Police said the boy’s mother stopped her within moments as Etoh tried to leave with him down an escalator.

Etoh, who lives on the 3400 block of North Halsted Street, was charged with one felony count of aggravated kidnapping and one misdemeanor count of battery.

Etoh is scheduled to appear in bond court Wednesday.

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