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Mother leaves baby in middle of road while assaulting man during argument

By Mason White 8:01 AM October 15, 2017
Luz Anabel Fernandez
Luz Anabel Fernandez
By: Alexis Bell

A mother was arrested after endangering her child while she was busy assaulting a man.

19-year-old Luz Anabel Fernandez of Arlington, Virginia, has been arrested in Woodbridge, for leaving a 9-month-old daughter in her carriage in the middle of the road.

The incident occurred at around 6:30 p.m., in the 2700 block of Potomac Mill Circle.

Fernandez was arguing with a 28-year-old male acquaintance while her baby was with her.

Police said the argument intensified and Fernandez left the baby’s stroller in the middle of the road while she chased the victim.

The teenage mother managed to tackle the man. She then assaulted and bit him.

Police were called and arrested Fernandez. They found her baby in a carriage on the road. The 9-month-old girl who was not injured was placed in the custody of another family member.

Fernandez was charged with domestic assault and battery, and
felony child neglect.