Woman ‘tries to abandon’ toddler at hospital with off-duty officer
Homeless mother arrested for leaving daughter with strangers in hospital says she was trying to give her new life
Carolina Vizcarra says she ‘was thinking about sleeping on the streets’, but did not want her daughter to suffer the same fate
A Florida woman has been arrested and charged with child abandonment after allegedly leaving her two-year-old daughter with two strangers at a hospital and not returning.
Carolina Vizcarra, 33, was accused of leaving her two-year-old daughter with two strangers – one of whom happened to be an off-duty police officer – at Miami’s Mercy Hospital, saying she was going to use the restroom. Police say she did not return.
Ms Vizcarra was arrested and later charged with one count of child abandonment, after detectives received a call saying a …
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