Woodmere mom allegedly left toddler in car

A mother from Woodmere is accused of leaving her two-year-old daughter alone in the car in Valley Stream Sunday.

Police say Alona Sulman, 32, left her daughter in the car in a Wal-Mart parking lot to go shopping. After police arrived at her car, Sulman returned and claimed she had to take care of personal issues.

Officials estimate the child was left in the car for more than an hour.

The child was not injured and is in her father's custody. Sulman is charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

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