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Mom abandons child in car at Henrico gas station

Posted at 3:32 PM, Aug 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-04 17:13:01-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – A child was left in a car seat when a woman fled from police Friday morning.

Henrico Police responded around 8:30 a.m. to the 8600 block of Patterson Avenue for a medical emergency.

An unresponsive female was located in a vehicle.

While officers were interacting with the female, she fled the scene on foot and left the child behind.

The child was uninjured and turned over to family members.

Police said they know who the woman is and are looking for her.