Saturday, August 15, 2009
Missing 5-year-old last seen in store Parking Lot - New York
The foster father of a missing California boy with cerebral palsy says he left the child alone near his car before the child vanished five days ago from a shoe store parking lot. Louis Ross said he left 5-year-old Hassani Campbell outside his BMW for two to five minutes Monday afternoon. Hasanni, 3 feet tall and weighing 30 pounds, was wearing shorts and white braces on his ankles because of his cerebral palsy, a debilitating brain disease that inhibits motor skills. (continued)
Mother Finds Baby Alone, Locked Inside Daycare - Rhode Island
A 9-month-old baby was left alone at a locked Rhode Island daycare center for nearly an hour when workers shut the place down for the night, apparently forgetting the child was there. The baby's mother, Julia Castillo, says she came to pick up her son Monday at the My Special Place Early Learning Center in Johnston, only to find the center locked and no one around. A neighbor heard her yelling and banging on the door and helped her get inside, where she found her baby boy crying in a crib. (continued)
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Infant Suffers Fractured Skull, Babysitter Charged with Abuse - N.C.
Sharon Bryant, 24, of 6003-C Shanda Drive in Raleigh, was charged with felony child abuse and was being held in the Wake County Jail on a $50,000 bond. Police said Bryant admitted throwing the 11½-month-old boy to the floor as she kept him in her apartment. The child suffered a fractured skull and a brain hemorrhage, police said. He was listed in critical condition Thursday evening at WakeMed. (continued)