22-year-old Milwaukee woman arrested for felony child abuse

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- A 22-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon, February 12th for felony child abuse after she allegedly dropped her one-year-old daughter down concrete steps.

According to police, a witness observed the 22-year-old woman drop her daughter down concrete stairs before approaching a passing Milwaukee squad car and telling police she no longer wanted the child.

The child was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening facial injuries.

The mother was arrested for felony child abuse, and remains in police custody.