Mother arrested after 2-year-old found wandering outside in only a diaper

Madison Police say a 2-year old was found wandering outside in just a diaper Tuesday afternoon. A 22-year-old mother has been arrested.

Katrena Salmon

Posted Wednesday, December 18, 2013 --- 11:15 a.m.

Madison Police say a 2-year old was found wandering outside in just a diaper Tuesday afternoon.

Police and fire officials were called to Sunfish Court around 2:05 p.m., and started looking for the child's home and relatives.

As they investigated, they discovered that the mother had tied her child to a bed with four-foot long rope while she left to run errands.

The child was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.

The mother, 22-year-old Katrena Salmon, was arrested and is accused of neglecting a child.


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