Woman Left Child at West Texas Walmart While Evading Police

ODESSA, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) - A 39-year-old woman has been charged with abandoning a child after leaving a 12-year-old boy at a store while evading employees.

Police say they were called to Wal-Mart, 4210 JBS Pkwy., about an abandoned child.

Officers spoke to employees who said a woman, later identified as Charlena Miller, had been concealing items in her purse and left the store without paying, according to a release.

When employess confronted Miller, she reportedly fled the scene in a vehicle leaving a 12-year-old boy behind.

Officers obtained a warrant charging Charlena Miller with abandoning a child, a second-degree-felony.

She was arrested on Saturday, according to the release. 

 

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