17-month-old tests positive for cocaine, mother charged

Posted at 9:36 AM, May 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-23 09:36:06-04

A Buffalo mother is facing charges after her 17-month-old daughter tested positive for cocaine.

Buffalo Police tell 7 Eyewitness News 25-year-old Ashlie Cunningham was arrested at Oishei Children's Hospital Thursday.  Child Protective Services called police to the hospital.

Police say Cunningham told them she didn't know why her daughter would have tested positive for cocaine, and that something may have happened at a Buffalo park.

Cunningham is charged with Child Endangerment.  She'll appear in Buffalo City Court June 13th.

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