A Hempstead mom is accused of leaving her son in a store while she went shopping.

Police say Patricia Juarez left her 7-year-old son at the Lego Store at the Roosevelt Field Mall yesterday.

Juarez was arrested when she came back to get the child at least 1 ½ hours later.

Juarez has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child.


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