Toddler Found Wandering Streets in Colbert County; Mother Charged With Child Abuse

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MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (WHNT) - Colbert County law enforcement say a toddler was found wandering the streets, close to a busy roadway.

Amy Leigh Gladden, the child's mother, is charged with willful abuse of a child.

According to the Colbert County Sheriff, when deputies arrived to the area of Muscle Shoals Avenue and 7th Street, the baby only had on a diaper, and appeared extremely dehydrated.

Sheriff Ronnie May says Gladden was sitting on her porch, passed out from a prescription pill overdose.

The Department of Human Resources has made custody arrangements for the toddler.

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