Police: Woman charged with attempted murder after entering ocean with baby

A 36-year-old Cupertino woman was arrested for attempted murder after entering the ocean in Half Moon Bay with an infant.

San Mateo County Sheriff's Deputies received a call about a possibly suicidal woman who was acting strangely as she walked into the ocean at Poplar Beach with a baby around 3:10 p.m. Tuesday.

When deputies arrived both the baby and the woman were soaking wet. The woman and baby were treated for hypothermia and were taken to the hospital.

The baby was treated and released to Child Protective Services.

Additional details on this case have not been released.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact Detective Velasquez at 650-363-4062 or at jvelasquez@smcgov.org. Alternatively, you may also remain anonymous by calling the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office Anonymous Tip Line at 1-800-547-2700.

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