The 2-year-old girl was found about 2 a.m. near Euclid and Ridgewood avenues in Brooklyn wearing nothing but a diaper. The wandering baby was brought to the attention of police when a passing cab driver saw the toddler and called 9-1-1.
Babies tend to have parents, so authorities went door-to-door in the neighborhood asking if anyone was missing a 2-year-old — which is when they found the girl’s mother, 30-year-old Lady Rosales.
according to an article posted on the WABC website, had left the
girl in the care of a neighbor (what she was doing at 2 a.m. that
prevented her from caring for her 2-year-old child is unclear),
27-year-old Hugo Luna, when the girl apparently wandered away from
After being found on the sidewalk, police took
the girl to Brookdale University Hospital, where it was determined that
she was OK.
Rosales and Luna, however, are in a bit of trouble — each were arrested on one count each of endangering the welfare of a minor