ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A 24-year-old woman is facing child abuse charges after allegedly trying to give her baby away outside an Albuquerque pharmacy.
KOAT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1jZESm6) Laura Lopez appeared in court Saturday and will be held on $15,000 bond.
Police say a substance abuse counselor heard Lopez trying to give away the infant in front of a pharmacy on Central Avenue.
Police say the baby was covered in a sticky substance, which was the result of a severe case of pink eye.
The infant has since been hospitalized.
Information from: KOAT-TV, http://www.thenewmexicochannel.com/index.html
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