Tuscaloosa police searching for woman wanted on child endangerment charges

Woman wanted in Tuscaloosa for leaving DCH without her newborn while high on cocaine and opiates.

??Tuscaloosa police need the public's assistance in identifying a woman wanted on child endangerment charges.

According to a release, officers responded to report of a drug-fueled mother who walked out of DCH Regional Medical Center shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday, leaving her newborn behind. Police believe she gave a false alias while being admitted earlier in the day. She reportedly left the hospital with two black males. She is said to have a large tattoo in the middle of her chest.

Investigators have filed charges of "chemical endangerment for exposing a child to an environment in which controlled substances are produced or distributed."

Anyone with information regarding the identity and/or location of the suspect is asked to please contact the Tuscaloosa County Crime Stoppers at 205-752-7867 (STOP) or text "Tusc", along with your tip to 274637 (CRIMES). A cash reward will be offered to anyone with information that leads to an arrest.