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Police locate mother of 4-year-old girl found wandering by herself in Brooklyn

Posted at 6:00 PM, Aug 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-05 22:37:18-04

GRAVESEND, Brooklyn — Police have located the mother of a 4-year-old girl who was was found walking around by herself in Brooklyn on Monday morning.

Police have asked for help identifying this 4-year-old girl. She was found walking around by herself in Brooklyn on Monday morning. (NYPD)

The girl was found around 9:30 a.m. near 2 7th Avenue and Shore Parkway, police said. Officers located family around 7 p.m.

The girl was taken to the hospital and looked over as a precaution.

A day care driver failed to check his van after the route and left the van, officials said. The girl had been on the van and apparently got out and wandered off.

No arrests have been made.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).