Charge filed after baby left alone with 7-year-old

March 25, 2011 9:23:18 AM PDT
A woman has been charged with abandoning a child after apparently leaving a baby under the supervision of another child. The incident took place on Wednesday at an apartment in the 4100 block of Mangum. According to court documents, on Wednesday, Maria Leyva-Perez, 25, left a one-year-old baby in the supervision of a seven-year-old child, allegedly exposing the baby to an unreasonable risk of harm.

Although according to the document, Leyva-Perez intended to return, she is accused of abandoning a child, a felony charge. Bail was set at $2,000.