Police Find Abandoned Baby in Hollywood Apartment, Discover Mother Is In Jail: Cops

A caller said he could hear a child crying inside

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    Broward Sheriff's Office
    Hollywood Police said they found an 11-month-old baby girl alone in an apartment Friday, and later discovered that its mother, Jevona Attley, 36, was in the Broward County Main Jail on an unrelated charge.

    Hollywood Police said they found an 11-month-old baby girl alone in an apartment Friday after a caller told them he could hear a child crying inside.

    Police went to 1838 Funston St. Apt. No. 1 at 11:43 a.m. and “gained entry” into the home after no one answered the door, they said.

    Hollywood Fire Rescue took the child to Memorial Regional Hospital as a precaution.

    Police said they discovered that the child’s mother, Jevona Attley, is being held in the Broward County Main Jail on an unrelated charge.