BOWLING GREEN, KY (WSMV) - Three people were arrested for selling and buying an infant, according to a news release from Bowling Green Police.

Police said it received information from Parker Bennett Curry Elementary School officials saying the school had information about a woman giving a child away.

Officers spoke to Maria Domingo Perez, the mother of the infant, who gave conflicting statements but eventually told police she gave the child to Pascual Jose Manuel and Catarina Felipe Jose.

Police spoke to Manuel and Jose who said they gave $2,000 for the child.

Social Services has taken the infant and Domingo Perez’s other four children into protective custody.

All three are charged with selling/purchasing child for adoption, a Class D felony.

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