Brittany Weyandt: Woman, 20, arrested after giving birth to 14-year-old's baby
More from The Crime Scene
- Waffle House customer Johnny Mount kills employee Julie Brightwell after she told him not to smoke in the restaurant
- Ohio Couple John and Christina Anderson and their son, 7, are killed in horror home break-in and shooting
- New Orleans playground shooting leaves 16 hurt, police say
- ‘Pregnant’ woman stabbed to death and her baby ‘surgically removed’ in brutal attack
- Twisted boyfriend Gawain Wilson shoots his baby twins dead as they were held in their mother's arms
A 20-year-old woman has been arrested for having sex with a 14-year-old boy and giving birth to his baby.
Brittany Lenay Weyandt, of Claysburg, Pennsylvania, faces four felony sex abuse charges after the alleged underage affair.
She remains behind bars at the Blair County Prison while her mother cares for her newborn.
In prison: Brittany Weyandt, 20, pictured, is facing charges after allegedly having sex with the 14-year-old father of her child
The teen's mother learned of the pregnancy in June when Weyandt approached her with a sonogram image of the fetus, according to The Altoona Mirror.
Shortly after, the woman tipped off police about the couple's controversial relationship.
During questioning, the 14-year-old told police he frequently had unprotected sex with Weyandt between December and March.
Caught: The victim's mother tipped off police about the affair when she learned Weyandt, pictured, was pregnant
He said the couple rendezvoused at the nearby home of a mutual acquaintance.
The teen, whose name has not been released, told police that the sex was consensual but he is below the age of consent in Pennsylvania so it still constitutes abuse.
He said he had regularly accompanied Weyandt to Altoona Regional for check-ups through out her pregnancy, the Mirror reports.
In custody: Weyandt remains behind bars at the Blair County Prison, pictured, while her mother cares for her newborn
Officers arrested the woman after she gave birth to the child last week, according to Greenfield Township Police Chief Ron Givler.
Weyandt is facing felony charges of statutory sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault and corruption of minors.
She is being held on $20,000 bail while the child is cared for by its grandmother.
It is not known how the couple met or whether a paternity test has been conducted to prove the teen's paternity.