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Las Vegas police identify mother sought after abandoning child on Strip

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Posted at 11:47 AM, Jan 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-07 20:32:04-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police have identified a local mother who allegedly abandoned her child at a Las Vegas Strip casino last month.

Detectives report 26-year-old Mariam Ramos as the mother who was seen leaving her 3-year-old daughter on Dec. 29, 2020, at the Wynn Las Vegas.

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Ramos has been known to frequent casinos on the Strip and in downtown Las Vegas, according to police.

Authorities say she is mid-to-late 20s, about 5 feet, 5 inches tall, and approximately 125 pounds. The woman was also wearing a blonde wig in a ponytail.

Police urge anyone with more information on Ramos to contact Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Abuse and Neglect Detail at 702- 828-3364, or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

At the time of the December incident, police said the child was in good health and under Child Protective Services' care.