ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - An Albuquerque woman accused of taking her injured 3-year-old-boy to McDonald's instead of to the hospital was in court Monday.
Stephanie Austin pleaded not guilty to a charge of abandonment or abuse of a child.
Police say last month Austin left her two kids in her SUV with the ignition running.
Her 3-year-old son got out, and the SUV rolled backwards and hit the child.
Instead of taking him to the hospital, she took her kids to McDonald's.
Austin did eventually take him to the hospital where she said he fell off his bike.
Police didn't buy it and she was arrested.
Austin is out of jail on bond.
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