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Parents abandon 4-month-old baby at McDonald’s after none of them wanted to take her home

By Mason White 5:05 PM April 7, 2015
Aaron Tate and Rachel Jajaa 

By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A 4-month-old baby was left alone at McDonald’s, after the parents couldn’t agree who should take her home, police in Ohio said.

The incident unfolded in the dining area of the McDonald’s located on Broad Street in Elyria on Friday night.

According to the police investigation, the baby was brought to the restaurant by 31-year-old Aaron Tate of Euclid. Tate was trying to hand over the baby to her mother, 22-year-old Rachel Jajaa, who is an employee at the restaurant.

The two argued about who would care for the baby over the weekend and they ended up abandoning the baby at the restaurant.

Diners in the restaurant who saw the baby alone, called the police. The baby was handed over to the Lorain County Children Services.

The parents have been charged with child endangerment, and they were booked into the Lorain County Jail.

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