Mother Faces Charges for Leaving Child on the Road

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Oleary told deputies she left the child for only a couple of minutes on Monday night, but witnesses say it was longer.

LONDON, Ky. (AP) -- A mother is facing charges after police say she left her 10-year-old daughter on a Kentucky roadside after the two argued.

Media report that the Laurel County Sheriff's Office charged 30-year-old Jeanette Oleary with abandonment, wanton endangerment and endangering the welfare of a minor.

Oleary told deputies she left the child for only a couple of minutes on Monday night, but witnesses say it was longer.

The girl was placed with relatives. It wasn't clear whether Oleary has an attorney.


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