Police: Mother abandoned baby at southern Kentucky Walmart

COLUMBIA, Ky. (WKYT) - A mother faces charges after police in Adair County say she abandoned her baby at a Walmart.

Columbia Police say on Tuesday, someone found the eight-month-old inside a shopping cart, with no one around.

Police say they later tracked down the mother, 26-year-old Adrianne Faulkner, in Green County.

Police charged Faulkner with abandonment of a minor, endangering the welfare of a minor, and wanton endangerment.

Social workers took custody of the baby.

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