Woman left 3-year-old in car alone for 90 minutes, police say
NORTH GREENBUSH — A tearful 3-year-old girl left alone in her mother’s car for 90 minutes Wednesday wandered around an apartment building looking for help before a neighbor called 911, police said.
The girl’s mother, 20-year-old Krystyl A. Knockwood of Troy, was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor after allegedly leaving the child unattended, police said.
A neighbor came outside at 12:40 p.m. to find the 3-year-old girl crying on a porch, police said.
Police called Rensselaer County Child Protective Services and handed the girl over to her grandmother.
Knockwood is charged with misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child. She was arraigned in North Greenbush Town Court and is due back June 2.
-Dylan Rossiter (@ByDylanRossiter)