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Mom arrested after fleeing hospital with baby

Posted at 10:21 PM, Dec 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-05 00:21:21-05

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A 22-year-old mother is under arrest for child abuse, according to Pima County Sheriff's Department.

Deputy Ryan Inglett said Roxanne Stoffel fled Northwest Medical Center with her 15-month-old baby after learning her child surffered from a serious head injury.

Authorities arrested Stoffel on Friday, December 3, at a nearby bus stop where an ambulance took her child to Banner University Medical Center.

The recovering baby and her 7-year-old sister are now in the custody of the Department of Child Safety.

Inglett said the baby is now in good conditon.