The Public Information Office report the arrest of a Hempstead woman for Endangering the Welfare of a Child that occurred in Hempstead on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 1:05 pm.
According to police, a passerby was walking though the Buy Buy Baby parking lot located at 895 East Gate Boulevard and called police after noticing a one-and-a-half-year-old female was left unattended in a 2000 Nissan without heat on a frigid 24-degree day. Third Precinct police responded and observed the small child seated in a baby seat in the rear of a pick-up truck parked in a marked stall. After an investigation police located the guardian of the child leaving the Buy Buy Baby store 20 minutes later. Police placed defendant Cinthia Hernandez Munguia, 25, of 62 Burnett Street into police custody without incident. The child was released unharmed to another family member that responded to the scene. Cinthia Hernandez Munguia is charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child. She was arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Thursday, December 19, 2019.
Details by: The Public Information Office 12/19/19