Corpus Christi Police arrested a 26-year-old woman for child abandonment Saturday at the McKinzie Manor Apartments.
Corpus Christi Police responded to a call for a found 7-year-old child at about 10:00 p.m. Saturday night. The Officers discovered the parent of the child was at military drill and out of town. Officers also discovered the child was in the care of a non-family member and left unattended in an apartment for over an hour and a half. Officers finally contacted the person, who was supposed to watch the child, 26-year-old Chantella Rosales (2/24/1987) and arrested Rosales for Child Abandonment.
The child was delivered to another non-family member for care by the parentís direction. Rosales was then delivered to the city detention center.