BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — A Connecticut mother is facing charges after police say she abandoned her child in the pouring rain.
Investigators say 41-year-old Sharon Williams stopped at the corner of Burroughs Street and East Main in Bridgeport and left the 5-year-old boy, who has a disability, alone in the streets.READ MORE: CDC Announces New Mask Guidance For People Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19
This happened just before 6 p.m. on March 31.READ MORE: Israel Attacks Gaza Strip As Violence Intensifies
Williams now faces several charges, including reckless endangerment and child abandonment.MORE NEWS: Bronx Man Takes It Upon Himself To Clean Up NYC Park, But City Says Not So Fast
The boy is now being cared for by the state’s Department of Children and Families.