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Texas Mother Accused of Abandoning Her 8-Month-Old Baby Girl in Stroller on Side of Road

Texas Woman Accused of Abandoning Her Baby on Side of Road
Source: Henderson County Sheriff's Office

Aliza Perez reportedly turned herself in after police posted a photo of her daughter on social media, police said.

Oct. 30 2023, Published 4:02 p.m. ET

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A Texas woman has been arrested after she allegedly abandoned her 8-month-old daughter, who was found in a stroller on the side of the road, according to authorities.

On Oct. 28, deputies responded to a call from just outside of Athens about a stroller with a young child left near their driveway, the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office said.

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First responders spoke with the homeowners at the scene while EMS checked on the child.

The HCSO posted a photo of the unidentified girl on their social media pages in an attempt to find out if anyone knew who she was.

Deputies said they received a call from Aliza Perez. She told dispatchers she needed to turn herself in for leaving the child, authorities said.

Investigators confirmed Perez was the mother of the little girl and said they determined she had left her on the roadside.

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Perez was arrested and booked into the Henderson County Jail on a charge of abandoning or endangering a child.

Officials have not disclosed a possible motive in the case.


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