Police in New York said they are still trying to find the parents or guardians of a 4-year-old girl who was reportedly found abandoned on the street on Saturday.
The NYPD posted surveillance footage to Twitter which apparently shows an unidentified woman walking with the girl through the Bronx 10 minutes before the girl was abandoned. The New York Daily News reported that the girl, who told police her name is Sidaya, was found standing alone without a jacket near Prospect Avenue and East 156th Street.
Citing police, the New York Post reported that the girl was evaluated at the hospital and found to be in good health.
🚨UNIDENTIFIED CHILD: On 2/27/21 at approx 12:03 AM, at the corner of Prospect Ave & E 156 St in the Bronx, the child was found unaccompanied. She says her name is Sidaya and is approx 4-years-old. Any info on her identity, please call or DM @NYPDTips at 800-577-TIPS. pic.twitter.com/Ta8vNVukBY
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) February 28, 2021
Police said the woman seen with the girl early Saturday appears to be 5 feet, 2 inches tall and is in her 20s. She was wearing a light blue denim jacket, black headscarf, black pants, and white sneakers, according to the Daily News.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.
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[Featured image: New York Police Department]