WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita police are investigating a case of child abandonment.
According to police, a woman left her two little girls with a complete stranger at an apartment near downtown Wichita on December 28.
They were described as "filthy and thirsty" by the other woman who cared for the girls. She called police after three days when their mother never returned.
The children, who are 5-months-old and one-year-old, are now in protective custody while police investigate. They do not know the mother's identity.