VOLGOGRAD, June 1. / TASS /. Volgograd police found the mother of a 3-year-old boy, who on Saturday evening left him with an unknown woman so that he would not interfere with drinking alcohol with friends, the press service of the MIA General Administration for the Volgograd Region told reporters on Monday.
"Police officers identified and detained a woman who abandoned her young child," the regional headquarters of the Ministry of Internal Affairs said in a statement. The police found out that the mother decided to get rid of her son, who prevented her from spending time in the company of acquaintances. The woman was found in one of the courtyards where she drank alcoholic beverages with friends.
On Saturday evening, a resident of the Dzerzhinsky district of Volgograd turned to the police. She said that an unknown woman with a child approached her in the courtyard of the house and asked to look after her son for 10 minutes while she went shopping, but did not return.
According to the police, the boy is now in a children's social institution under the supervision of medical workers and teachers, nothing threatens his life and health. The woman was brought to administrative responsibility for improper performance of parental duties. The collected materials were transferred to the guardianship authorities.