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NYPD: Mom of baby abandoned in subway in custody

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Posted: Jul 8, 2014 6:03 AM by Hunter Robinson
Updated: Jul 8, 2014 7:26 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: New York City, subway, baby, abandoned, Mom, arrested, Manhattan

NEW YORK CITY - New York City police have found the mother suspected of abandoning a baby at a Manhattan subway station.

Police say the 20-year-old woman is being questioned. She was found around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday near 72nd Street and Broadway.

No charges were immediately filed. The investigation is continuing.

Police say the woman pushed the baby's stroller onto the platform from a northbound No. 1 train when it arrived at the Columbus Circle station. They say she then got back onto the train.

Authorities say the baby is 6 to 7 months old. She was examined at Roosevelt Hospital. Police say there were no apparent signs of trauma.

The baby is in the care of the Administration for Children's Services.

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