Woman Gives Couple Her Child In Parking Lot

A mother has been arrested after she attempted to abandon her 2-year-old, exclaiming 'I can't do it'

Amber Warner
Amber Warner, Indian River County Jail

On Saturday, June 17th,31-year-old Amber Warner attempted to abandon her 2-year-old son in front of a couple at the car park of Kountry Kitchen in Vero Beach, Florida.

Amber approached the couple as they were leaving the restaurant, she did know the couple, she attempted to give her son to the couple.

She placed her son on the floor in front of the couple exclaiming  "I can't do it," she then got in a black truck and left the scene.

The couple contacted the police, they traced Warner back to her home, she was apprehended, the police deputy stated that she non-violently resisted arrest.

Police spokeswoman Officer Anna Carden, declared that the child was in "relatively good health," and was taken into state custody.

Amber Warner was arrested and charged with desertion of her child and a misdemeanor of resisting arrest without violence, she was held in Indian River County Jail until she posted her $6,000 bond. She is due in court Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017



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