Mom of missing Fla. toddler out of jail again

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The mother of a missing Florida toddler has been released from jail -- again.

Casey Anthony posted bond Tuesday on charges of petty theft, check forgery and using a false identity.

Investigators call the 22-year-old mother a person of interest in the disappearance of 3-year-old Caylee, reported missing in mid-July. They say evidence indicates the girl's decomposing body was in her mother's car, but Anthony says she doesn't know what happened.

This was Anthony's second arrest on accusations of check theft. She also faces charges of child neglect and making false statements.

Her attorney, Jose Baez, says investigators only arrested Anthony on theft charges to bring attention to the case.

A judge also has denied Anthony's neighbors' request to keep protesters and reporters away.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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