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Mother caught on video driving with child on her lap

DUQUESNE, Pa. — A woman caught on video driving with a child on her lap and appearing to use her cellphone is facing charges, police said.

Mary Campagna, 29, was arrested Thursday at a home in West Mifflin after the incident, which was noticed on Duquesne Boulevard.

Police said it was Campagna’s daughter who was on her lap in the car. The girl is 2 years old.

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A car seat was found on a porch of the home where police went to arrest Campagna, authorities said.

Campagna faces charges including endangering the welfare of a child, reckless driving and driving with an expired license. She was released from jail Friday morning.

The girl was left in the care of her father.