A Penn Valley woman was arrested after she dropped her small infant. Grass Valley Police Sergeant Joe Matteoni says witnesses saw a woman entering Memorial Park who appeared to be very intoxicated, late Friday afternoon. The Sergeant says witnesses saw her drop a small infant causing injury to the child. The Sergeant says officers quickly took 26 year old Amber Neely of Penn Valley into custody.
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Paramedics treated the infant at the scene. The child was transported to Sierra Nevada Hospital fore further treatment. The Infant has been released to a family member. Neely was taken into custody for suspicion of felony child abuse.