Child neglect charges have been filed against a northern New Jersey mother who allegedly left her 4-year-old son home alone.

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The child was not hurt in the Jan. 12 incident.

Authorities tell The Jersey Journal that 25-year-old Yoleidy Olmos of West New York left the child unattended in her apartment. The boy was later found by a "concerned citizen," who notified authorities.

Olmos was arrested when she returned home. Authorities have not said how long the child was left alone or where Olmos had gone.

A telephone number for Olmos could not be located Wednesday.

 

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