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7-year-old girl spends night near dumpster after her mother was out partying with friends

By Mason White 1:25 PM March 31, 2015
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By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A mother was arrested after she left her daughter outside overnight while she was having a good time with friends.

Police in Texas, arrested the 28-year-old mother after she allegedly left her 7-year-old daughter outside the King Spa & Sauna in northwest Dallas overnight.

The girl was found near a dumpster, where she is believed to have spent the night.

Surveillance video, showed the mother at the spa with friends. She had a few drinks and was relaxing at the pool of the spa. The video showed the woman leaving the spa shortly after 9:00 p.m., with her daughter at her side.

The next morning, the woman returned to the King Spa and Sauna around 10:00 a.m., in search of her daughter.
Police were called.

Investigators believe that the mother was drunk when she left the spa. The manager said that the spa has a strict policy of three drinks.

Investigators are still trying to determine what happened to the child after she was seen leaving the spa with her mother and how she ended up sleeping on the street.

The manager was shocked to learn that the little girl was outside the spa while her mother was hanging out with her friends inside.