According to WTVJ, Catrice Sheffield, 28, was arrested Wednesday and charged with child abuse and resisting an officer without violence.
Witnesses saw Sheffield pacing near a dumpster outside of Plantation General Hospital, before tossing her child in and leaving.
Two medical assistants allegedly stopped the mother from getting away, and rescued the child, according to the news.
Accoriding to WTVJ, Sheffield was quoted as saying:
“Everyone is crazy and I did not throw my daughter in the dumpster. I put her in the dumpster.”
Sheffield is being held on $16,000 bond.