NYC mum suspected of abandoning baby in custody

A 20-year-old woman suspected of abandoning her baby girl at a New York subway is being held in custody, police have said.

She is being questioned but no charges have so far been filed and the investigation is continuing, the Associated Press reported.

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) tweeted this update.

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UPDATE: The previously unidentified child has now been identified & a 20y/o female has been apprehended. Thank you for the help. #20Pct

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Woman held after baby abandoned on New York subway

A 20-year-old woman suspected of abandoning her baby girl at a New York subway is being held in custody, police have said.