Woman arrested in abuse case

Published 11:17 pm Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Suffolk police have arrested a 25-year-old woman after they say they found her 4-year-old daughter home alone after dark.



Jamie Deloria Darden, 25, of the 1200 block of Truman Road, is charged with cruelty and injuries to children, according to a city press release.

According to the release, a child was reported observed alone at night standing in the doorway of a house in the 1200 block of Truman Road. Officers responded about 8:17 p.m. and found the girl alone and crying, according to the release.

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Officers called out to determine if anyone else was there, but nobody responded, according to the release.

While officers were on scene, Darden returned.

The child was not injured and is in the care of a family member. The investigation is ongoing.