Police: Mother arrested after baby left alone in stroller in the Bronx

Police say the 4-month-old baby girl was found in a stroller in Pelham Gardens at the intersection of Mace Avenue and Eastchester Road just before 6 a.m.

News 12 Staff

Jun 23, 2023, 11:12 AM

Updated 329 days ago

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A woman was arrested after a baby was found by itself in the Bronx Friday morning, police say.
Police say the 4-month-old baby girl was found in a stroller in Pelham Gardens at the intersection of Mace Avenue and Eastchester Road just before 6 a.m.
The baby was clothed and appeared to be OK, police say.
Officials say the baby was left when a woman walked away from her without saying a word. People who found the baby remained at the scene.
Police conducted a canvas of the area, which led to a woman being apprehended about a 10-minute walk from the scene.
Police say Jawana Sallie, 41, was arrested in connection to the incident. She is the mother of the child.
The baby was taken to Jacobi Hospital to be checked out.


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