NEW YORK - Police have arrested a Manhattan woman for abandoning a child found wandering in the Bronx.
The girl told police told her name was Sidaya.
Surveillance video showed her walking with a woman about 10 minutes earlier. The woman continued westbound on Leggett Avenue and Fox Street.
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The NYPD says they arrested 32-year-old Sadeekah Abdul Salaam on Tuesday. She faces charges of child abandonment, reckless endangerment, and acting in a manner that is injurious to a child.
It was unclear if she had a lawyer who could speak on her behalf.
Police say Sidaya was seen walking near a woman 10 minutes before she was discovered alone in the Longwood section of the Bronx. (NYPD)