Shoplifting Nanny Leaves Infant Locked in Car in Hicksville


Detectives reported an arrest of a Lynbrook woman for reckless endangerment that occurred at 2:10 p.m. on June 24 in Hicksville.

According to police, they were called to the Broadway Mall parking lot at 1:32 p.m. and found a three-year-old locked in a 2006 Dodge CaraChristine Nunesvan in a child seat. Police quickly gained access to the vehicle. At 2:06, Christine Nunes, 37, of 94 Mill Rover, the child’s nanny returned to the vehicle. The investigation allegedly determined that, between 1:06 p.m. and 2:06 p.m., while in Target, Nunes removed items from the store and exited without paying.

Nunez was placed under arrest without incident. The child was taken to an area hospital where she was treated for dehydration and released to her father.

Nunez was charged with petit larceny and 1st degree reckless endangerment. She was arraigned on June 25 at the First District Court in Hempstead.

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