A Vancouver, Wash., woman accused of offering to sell her 3-day-old son for $500 in a Taco Bell restaurant in southwest Washington has been arrested on previously issued warrants.

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A Vancouver, Wash., woman accused of offering to sell her 3-day-old son for $500 in a Taco Bell restaurant in southwest Washington has been arrested on previously issued warrants.

The Columbian reports that Clark County sheriff’s deputies are asking prosecutors to consider charging 36-year-old Heidi Lynn Knowles with attempted child selling, a Class C felony.

In a sheriff’s bulletin, Sgt. Phil Sample says officers responded Thursday night to a 911 call from a woman who said another woman approached her in the restaurant, handed her the baby and offered to sell him.

Sample says deputies found Knowles at a motel with the infant, who appeared to be in good health. They called for Child Protective Services, which took custody of the baby.

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Sample says the woman denied trying to sell the child.

Deputies took statements from the 911 caller, a companion of hers and a Taco Bell employee.

Information from: The Columbian, http://www.columbian.com

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