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Authorities in Connecticut arrested Andiana Velez who allegedly attacked a mother Monday before throwing the victim’s 8-month-old daughter in a dumpster.
The New Haven Police Department said in a Facebook post that they believe suspect Andiana Velez, 24, is the baby’s babysitter. A maintenance worker found the baby inside a dumpster at the Presidential Gardens apartment complex around 2 p.m., according to WTNH.
“Basically coming out of shock, you can tell she was freezing, she was freezing in that trash can,” a witness told WFSB, referring to the baby.
WTNH reports that the baby remains hospitalized in stable condition due to severe burns to both hands. Police said they are investigating the source of the burns.
Police said Velez assaulted the baby’s 21-year-old mother before dumping the child into a garbage container. Officers eventually located the mother and interviewed her, WTNH reported.
Authorities have not yet revealed what led to the assault or the baby left in a dumpster.
Velez was charged with risk of injury to a child, assault in the second degree and reckless danger in the first degree. Her bond was set at $ 500,000.