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Buffalo mother charged with endangering the welfare of her 7-month-old

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Posted at 10:44 AM, Jan 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-06 12:11:45-05

Buffalo Police arrested 26-year-old Jasmine Mendez after she allegedly allowed her 7-month-old infant to stay in the care of a homeless man on multiple occasions. 

The incident was reported just after 12:30 a.m. Friday morning. According to officials, Mendez is facing a charge of endangering the welfare of a child.

Early Friday morning, the child went to Oishei Children's Hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

Investigators continue to look into the incident.