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Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Mom abandoned child at egg hunt, cops say

In Joplin, a woman is accused of leaving her 2-year-old in a stranger's yard, which was playing host to an Easter egg hunt, and then walking off. From the Globe:

 ... (W)itnesses said she lifted a toddler over a fence and set her down in a backyard about 1:20 p.m. Sunday in the 2900 block of South Minnesota Avenue. An Easter egg hunt for other children was taking place in the yard at the time.

Police said an adult witness reported that the woman mumbled something incoherent before walking away and leaving her daughter with the people in the yard.


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