Child abandoned in South Dundas

MORRISBURG – A 29-year-old woman is charged after a child was left abandoned in a car overnight, west of Morrisburg.

Provincial police were called to a Lakeshore Drive home around 6:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7 for an infant left in a vehicle.

Investigators learned the young boy had been in the vehicle “for several hours overnight” from Sunday, Nov. 6 until their arrival.

The child wasn’t injured, police said.

A 29-year-old woman from Morrisburg, who was not named, is facing a single count of abandoning a child.

She will appear in a Morrisburg court Dec. 6, 2016.

The woman’s name was not released in order to protect the baby’s identity, the O.P.P. said.

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