West Virginia couple charged with trying to sell baby

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LAYLAND, W.Va. — Police charged a couple from West Virginia with trying to sell their baby.

Authorities say Jonathan Flint, 20, and Ashley Harmon, 25, were arrested at a home in Layland last week.

They face felony charges of selling or attempting to sell a child and gross child neglect.

According to the news release, witnesses told authorities that the pair allegedly offered to sell the 3-month-old for up to $1,000. But when no one agreed, the suspects fled and left the baby behind.

Police say the couple wanted the money to buy drugs.

Flint and Harmon are being held on $100,000 bond.