A woman who allegedly left a three-month-old baby alone for hours has been charged with child abandonment.
Police were called about 11.30am on Wednesday by Sheriff’s Officers who found the baby girl inside a unit on Fisher Street, Cabramatta, in Sydney’s west shares Daily mail.
No one else was home at the time and a 28-year-old woman was arrested after returning to the apartment around 1pm.
The woman arrested was taken to Fairfield Police Station and charged with abandonment of a child under seven by detectives from the Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad.
Police will allege in court that the woman left the baby unattended for several hours.
The newborn was taken to Westmead Hospital for treatment and a notification for a child at risk was made.
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