Baby Found Alone in Stroller During Cold Overnight

The 21-year-old mother has been arrested

Saturday, Oct 22, 2011  |  Updated 2:27 PM EDT
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Baby Found Alone in Stroller in Cold

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Police have arrested the mother of a 2-month-old baby found alone on a Queens street early Saturday morning.

Police in Jamaica, Queens received a 911 call at about 5 a.m. for a crying baby outside near 190-11 111th Avenue, according to officials.

Responding officers found the baby wrapped in a coat and blanket, alone on the street. The baby was taken to Queens General Hospital for observation.

The 21-year-old mother of the baby was identified and arrested, officials said. She will likely be charged with child endangerment.

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