Mother arrested after leaving her son, 3, alone in car outside a Queens Target

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August 23, 2019 - 5:47 pm

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS)  -- A mother was arrested late Friday afternoon after she allegedly left her three-year-old son alone in a car outside a Target in College Point, Queens, the NYPD said. 

Her son was found strapped into a car seat. Police reportedly responded to a 911 call made by a shopper who saw the child.

A police office broke the vehicle's window to get the child out. 

The mother came out a short time later and was arrested. 

The boy was taken to New York-Presbyterian Queens to be evaluated. 

There is no word on the charges against the unidentified woman.