Police: Hempstead woman leaves 1-year-old out in cold truck

A Hempstead woman is accused of leaving her 1-year-old niece alone in a pickup truck in the cold Thursday afternoon.

News 12 Staff

Dec 20, 2019, 3:10 AM

Updated 1,623 days ago

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A Hempstead woman is accused of leaving her 1-year-old niece alone in a pickup truck in the cold Thursday afternoon.
Police say it happened in the buybuy Baby parking lot in East Garden City. Police say a shopper spotted the baby alone in the truck with no heat on. They say it was 24 degrees outside at the time.
Police say Cinthia Hernandez-Munguia came out of the store 20 minutes later.
The 25-year-old is charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Hernandez-Munguia is set to face a judge Friday.


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