16-day-old baby abandoned in California parking lot, teen dad arrested

16-day-old baby abandoned in California parking lot, teen dad arrested

16-day-old baby abandoned in California parking lot, teen dad arrested

Erick Keeton, the barber who took the baby inside his shop and called the police, said: "I walked over (there) and saw the baby sitting in the vehicle seat".

The nearest fire department is less than a mile away. leaving many to wonder why the baby wasn't just dropped off here. This was just after 3 p.m. Monday in Suisun City. Employees at a nearby barbershop told officers that they saw the carrier abandoned in the parking lot, then realized a child was inside. It was super hot outside, and the kid was in the sun. "He was just wrapped in a blanket".

According to NBC Bay Area, Mitchell was involved in a hit-and-run crash in Fairfield later Monday and was apprehended by Fairfield police in that incident.

"He pulled up, took the baby out, put him down", said Wendell Cooper, explaining what he saw outside the barber shop at the Sunset Mall. Business owners say the infant did not appear to be physically hurt but was transported to the hospital.

Daniel Mitchell was arrested on Monday night, hours after surveillance video surfaced of an infant being left out in front of a barber shop.

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Christenson allegedly admitted that she crushed up prescription pain pills which Wilde administered to the infant . Deputies found drugs and paraphernalia throughout the home, including next to a bassinet and a child's sippy cup.

Following the interview, officers arrested Mitchell on suspicion of child endangerment, child abandonment, committing a felony while on bail and misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance.

Mitchell had previously been arrested on June 27 after a report of a burglar in Suisun City. He shouldn't get away with what he's done.

"I got kids and all the barbers got kids", he said.

However, investigators say the testing revealed a condition that resulted in the infant being life-flighted to another hospital for treatment.

The boy, 16 days old, was placed in protective custody with Solano County Child Welfare Services and was taken to North Bay Medical Center.

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