SF police detain mother who allegedly abandoned child near zoo

Wednesday, June 07, 2017 08:34AM
Police say they found the parents of a child that was abandoned in San Francisco. The mother has been detained for questioning Tuesday night.


SAN FRANCISCO - Police say they found the parents of a child that was abandoned in San Francisco. The mother has been detained for questioning Tuesday night.

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Witnesses say they saw a woman push her five-year-old daughter out of the car near San Francisco Zoo Monday night. The child's father left on a skateboard moments before and did not see her leave the child behind.

Police contacted him Tuesday, which led them to the mother.

The five-year-old and the mother's other infant are now in protective custody.
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