The 20-year-old woman is suspected of leaving the
10-month-old child when a train arrived at the Columbus Circle
train station on Monday, police said. City officials were
looking after the child, who appeared to be unharmed.
"She was on the train," said New York City Police Department
spokesman Christopher Pisano. "She exited and left the stroller
on the platform and then got back onto the train."
The woman was taken into custody just after midnight local time
in the area of 72nd Street and Broadway in Manhattan, Pisano
said. No charges had yet been filed.
A "good Samaritan," who saw the baby left behind, watched over
it and called the police, Pisano said. Another person notified
the police after recognizing the suspect at street level from a
surveillance video police had released.
(Reporting by Eric M. Johnson; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)
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