Police find parents of young girl discovered wandering alone in Bronx on New Year's Eve

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Sunday, January 1, 2023

BRONX (WABC) -- Police found the parents of a young girl who was discovered wandering alone on Leland Avenue in the Bronx on Saturday night.

Police said the investigation is continuing.

The girl, believed to be approximately 4 to 6 years old, was found in front of 1208 Leland Ave. just before 6:30 p.m.

She was walking alone and was taken to the hospital for an evaluation.

The child was found wearing a pink jacket and brown tights with a unicorn design.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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