Kitchener woman arrested after newborn baby abandoned at side of road

Waterloo Regional Police say a Kitchener woman faces multiple charges after a baby was abandoned outside a house in the Rockway area late Monday morning.

Shortly after 11 a.m., several residents called to report that a woman had left a newborn baby in a stroller on the side of the road near Dixon and Eckert Streets.

According to police, the child was safely located before being examined by an ambulance service.

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They said the woman tried to move away, but several local residents helped officers track her down.

According to police, one person tried to stop her but was threatened.

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A 32-year-old Kitchener woman faces multiple charges, including child abandonment, death threats, and parole violation.

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