A 35-year-old woman remained in police custody Monday, accused of leaving her newborn baby in a car seat by a tree last week in Coppell.
Two delivery men found the baby boy on Thursday afternoon in this coppell font was a Said rescue, as temperatures were in the mid 40’s.
“Their actions likely resulted in the child surviving this incident,” Police Coppell posted on their Facebook page. “This is a great example of communities caring for communities. »
The baby, who was healthy, was placed with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. The child was placed with foster families, according to a TDFPS official.
His mother, Nicole Ndumbi, was arrested Friday in Dallas, according to Coppell police.
Ndumbi was taken into custody about 12:01 a.m. Friday in the 9700 block of Forest Lane in Dallas. She was in the Dallas County Jail on Monday in lieu of $10,000 bail.
The mother is facing a charge of abandonment/endangering a child, a second-degree felony, police said Coppell on Facebook.
Police have not released any information on a motive.
The incident began shortly after 2 p.m. Thursday when police responded to a welfare check in the 700 block of W. Sandy Lake Road in Coppell.
Officers said two delivery people found an abandoned child in a car seat.
When they arrived at the scene, police learned Coppell the drivers had stopped to conduct a safety check when they looked over and noticed the car seat with what looked like a child near a tree.
Pilots investigated further and determined it was a baby.
The drivers then called police Coppell.