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AAA  Jul. 8, 2014 6:05 AM ET
NYPD: Mom of baby abandoned in subway in custody
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This undated image provided by the NYPD shows a baby in a stroller abandoned in a subway station in New York, Monday, July 7, 2014. New York City police say they are searching for a woman who pushed the baby's stroller onto the platform when the northbound No. 1 train arrived at the Columbus Circle station. Then she got back onto the train. (AP Photo/NYPD)

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(AP) — New York City police have found the mother suspected of abandoning a baby at a Manhattan subway station.

Police say the 20-year-old woman is being questioned. She was found around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday near 72nd Street and Broadway.

No charges were immediately filed. The investigation is continuing.

Police say the woman pushed the baby's stroller onto the platform from a northbound No. 1 train when it arrived at the Columbus Circle station. They say she then got back onto the train.

Authorities say the baby is 6 to 7 months old. She was examined at Roosevelt Hospital. Police say there were no apparent signs of trauma.

The baby is in the care of the Administration for Children's Services.

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