A pair of Charleston, West Virginia officers have been strolling close to the police station once they observed the kid within the car.
As they got here nearer and appeared inside, it became clear that the 1-year-old girl was alone within the operating, unlocked automotive within the parking storage, WOWK-TV reported. Authorities stated the woman had been inside by herself for about half-hour.
However the mom hadn’t deserted the kid on Tuesday.
Police stated Suanne Barefield was actually in family court making an attempt to realize custody of the woman, ABC eight reported. The child is now within the care of Baby Protecting Providers.
Barefield, 27, of Belle, West Virginia was charged with felony baby neglect creating danger of damage or demise, police stated. She might resist three years in jail, the information station reported. She’s at present in jail on the fees.
David Hodges, the EMS Operations Director for the Charleston Hearth Division, informed WSAZ three the child could have been at risk for hypothermia had this occurred two days earlier, when the area had subzero temperatures.
Final week, a Colorado lady was sentenced to eight years in jail for leaving her 2-year-old son alone in a freezing automotive throughout an in a single day…