A Bronx mother has been charged with abandoning her 4-year-old daughter alone on a street corner at night.
The girl knew only her name, Sidaya, when NYPD police picked her up at the corner of East 156th Street and Prospect Avenue just after midnight on Saturday.
Police released photos of the youngster along with a plea for help from the public to identify the child.
When no one came forward, police released surveillance video that shows Sidaya walking behind a woman about 4 blocks away from where Sidaya was found on the corner.
At one point the little girl caught up to the woman, but the woman looked back at the child, then walked away, leaving her alone on the street.
Sidaya was wearing a sweater but no jacket in 40-degree weather.
On Monday, police arrested Sadeekah Abdul Salaam, 32, and charged her with child abandonment and reckless endangerment according to the New York Daily News.
Abdul Salaam told police she went to a homeless shelter to sleep after abandoning her child, police said.
Sidaya was evaluated at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, and found to be in good health. She is currently in child protective custody.