Mother jailed for dropping baby on concrete, walking away

Police: Woman told officer she no longer wanted the child

Published On: Feb 13 2013 08:45:48 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 13 2013 01:50:26 PM CST
MILWAUKEE -

A 22-year-old Milwaukee woman is in jail for dropping her baby on some concrete stairs, then walking away and telling a police officer she no longer wanted the child.

Police said the woman dropped the child, and then approached a passing police squad. The 1-year-old girl was taken to a local hospital Tuesday afternoon where she was treated for injuries to her face. Police said the woman was arrested on a possible charge of felony child abuse. She remains in custody. Police said the child remains hospitalized.