UPDATE: A woman is in custody Wednesday morning for allegedly abandoning a child at a local store. Police say 41-year-old Takiasha Montgomery left a 3-year-old child at the Walmart on the I-65 service road Tuesday night. Witnesses say the child was found wandering in the parking lot.

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ORIGINAL STORY

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- Mobile Police are searching for a woman accused of leaving a three-year-old child at Walmart.

Officers said Takiasha Montgomery, 41, arrived at the store on the East I-65 Service Road around 5:10 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19.

Police said she walked out of Walmart around 6:09 p.m. and left the child in the arcade at Walmart. Investigators said she drove off in a black Lexus a few minutes later.

Around 6:13 p.m., police said two adults found the child in the Walmart parking lot after he wandered out of the store. He was taken back inside and left with store employees.

If you know where Mobile Police can find Takiasha Montgomery, you're asked to call 251-208-7211 and turn her in. Callers can remain anonymous.

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