Articles Tagged with abandonment

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A 15-year-old girl has been accused of abandoning her newborn into a dumpster on a day that was recorded as reaching temperatures over 100 degrees.

On Tuesday, a teenage girl in Stockton gave birth to a 6-pound 7-ounce baby boy.

Just before noon, a man who lived in an apartment complex heard sounds resembling those of a crying baby or a kitten, and he believed they were coming from an area outside where a dumpster was located.

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A single mom in North Carolina is facing charges after accusations that she abandoned her two children on the side of the road without any supervision.

On October 2, 38-year-old Jennifer Westfall reportedly became so exhausted that she allegedly drove her two children to a location away from home and left them on the side of the road. Westfall is also being accused of having driven away from the spot before making sure that the youngsters, who are age 19 months and 9-years-old, were in the care of someone responsible.

A woman allegedly found the kids roadside without a guardian and took them to a nearby school where they notified CPS of the situation.