Houma police have charged a woman with attempted first-degree murder after she allegedly threw her 18-month-old child off Liberty Bridge in Bayou Terrebonne on Friday.
The child was taken to a local hospital and is in stable condition, Detective Chief Travis Theriot said.
Asha Randolph is in custody.
The incident is under investigation and police will release more details at a later date, Theriot said.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
Correction: An earlier version of the story identified the child as a three-year-old, based on information from Houma PD. The story has been updated to reflect corrected information.
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