LCSO: Teen mom asleep as toddler wandered alone outside

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Laurel County mother is under arrest after deputies found her partially-clothed child wandering around outside.

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office says a social worker was in the area of Richland Drive Thursday around 11:50 a.m. on an unrelated call when she spotted a two-year-old child outside a home wearing nothing but a top.

Deputies who responded to the scene say they noticed the child had a severe bruise on her left eye and her hands were covered in paint.

They say there were no adults outside.

Deputies say the child’s mother, 19-year-old Bailey Myrann Karr, was found inside the home asleep and unaware the girl got outside.

Karr is charged with criminal abuse.

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