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Mom pleads guilty to abandoning son at concert

| November 3, 2010 9:00 PM

BOISE (AP) - An Idaho woman suspected of leaving her 7-year-old son alone for several hours at a music festival last month has pleaded guilty to felony injury to a child.

Angie A. Ammerman, of Boise, will be sentenced on Dec. 12.

Prosecutors say Ammerman left her son alone for more than five hours at the Boise Music Festival, which featured performances by Poison frontman Bret Michaels and the Backstreet Boys.

Ammerman told police that she went to the front of the crowd, which is estimated to have included at least 50,000, so she could dance and get autographs.

Prosecutors also say state health and welfare officials have received as many as six inquiries about the boy this year.

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