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.