LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 3-year-old girl was found abandoned in a Las Vegas casino restroom on Tuesday.
The child is now in the custody of Child Protective Services while authorities search for her mother.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that she was found at the Wynn Las Vegas hotel-casino on Tuesday morning. Police said detectives had found that the pair had taken a cab to the area, where the mother asked about shelters nearby.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is now asking the public to contact them with any information about the whereabouts of the woman believed to be the mother.
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Anyone with any information is urged to contact the LVMPD Abuse and Neglect Detail at 702-828-3364. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555, or at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.