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Toddler abandoned on street in the Bronx; mother questioned

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NYPD detectives questioned a woman believed to be the mother of a toddler found abandoned in the Bronx Monday.

A law enforcement source told Fox 5's Lisa Evers that a truck driver found the boy in a blue stroller at East 141 Street and Rider Avenue at about 5:30 a.m. The driver told police he saw a woman pushing the stroller but then she vanished and the boy was left alone.

Doctors Lincoln Hospital examined the boy, who is now in custody of Administration for Children Services, police said.

Police describe the boy as Hispanic, about 2 years old, just over 2 feet tall, and weighing 26 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair trimmed into a Mohawk.

Police tracked down the boy's mother and brought her to the 40th Precinct station house Monday evening.

If you know anything about this incident, please contact the Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or www.nypdcrimestoppers.com. You can also text a tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then enter TIP577.

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