Police: Mom leaves child behind in vehicle to flee from officers

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HENRICO Co., Va. (WSET) -- A Child was left in a car as a woman fled from police in Henrico County Friday morning.

Henrico Police said they responded to a gas station on Patterson Avenue around 8:30 a.m. for a medical emergency, according to WTVR in Richmond.

They reported that an unresponsive female was located in a vehicle.

While officers were interacting with her, police said she fled from the scene on foot and left the child behind.

The child was not harmed and turned over to family.

Police said they do know who the woman is and are currently looking for her.

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