PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island woman is accused of leaving her 6-year-old son home alone overnight and for part of the day Friday.

According to Suffolk County police, the little boy had stopped a Port Jefferson Village Constable at approximately 12:25 p.m. Friday and told him he was home alone.

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Officers were called to the Windward Drive home and determined that the boy had been left home alone since 8 p.m. Thursday night.

Following an investigation, police arrested the boy’s mother, Melissa Weiner, 31. She was charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

The boy, who was not injured, was released to a family member and Child Protective Services were notified.

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Weiner was being held at the 4th Precinct in Hauppauge, and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on Saturday.

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