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Two Girls Abandoned On Brooklyn Street; Mother Arrested

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5994 Shore Parkway, Brooklyn, NY (credit: Google Maps)

5994 Shore Parkway, Brooklyn, NY (credit: Google Maps)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) - New York City police have arrested the mother of two young girls who were abandoned on a street in Brooklyn.

Police say the children, ages 3 and 5, were left alone in front of 5995 Shore Parkway on Sunday around 2:45 p.m.

1010 WINS’ Juliet Papa reports

Police say the girls had no identification on them. They were bundled up for the weather and were clutching several clean diapers.

Police say they knew their mother’s first name but could not tell them where they lived.

Police say a good Samaritan stayed with the girls until police arrived.

They were taken to Brookdale University Hospital to be evaluated.

Dalisha Adams, 26, has been charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of minors.

The children are in custody of the Administration for Children Services.

1010 WINS’ Juliet Papa reports the girls’ grandmother, Bertha Davia, said it was all a misunderstanding and is asking ACS to place them in her care.

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