Two women accused of leaving toddler in running car during robbery

ACUSHNET, MA (WHDH) — A mother and her sister are facing charges after police said they tried to rob a home in Acushnet, while leaving a toddler in their car.

According to investigators, Christine and Stephanie Ferreira broke into a home on Randall Street Sunday night.

Police said they left a 2-year-old girl in the back seat of the car with the engine running.

Police caught the sisters as they tried to escape from a second floor window.

The child is okay and is now in state custody.

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