Mom Arrested After 2-Year-Old Found Walking Alone in Ansonia

The mother of a toddler found walking alone in Ansonia has been arrested, police said. 

A neighbor reported a small child walking alone on 6th Street and Hubbell Avenue around 10:40 a.m. on Friday. The 2-year-old entered a home on Hubbell Avenue, according to police. 

The child's mother, Julie Sherman, was contacted and asked to meet with police at the station after the toddler was located. 

At the station, the 36-year-old said her child was sleeping at home alone when she went grocery shopping, according to Ansonia police. 

Sherman faces a risk of injury charge and her bond was set at $5,000. 

The Department of Children and Families assisted in the investigation. 

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