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DA: East Elmhurst Woman Charged With Child Endangerment for Leaving 2-Year-Old in Locked Car
DA: East Elmhurst Woman Charged With Child Endangerment for Leaving 2-Year-Old in Locked Car

April 24, 2018 By Christian Murray

An East Elmhurst woman was charged yesterday for leaving her two-year-old daughter inside a locked car while she shopped at a College Point store, according to the Queens District Attorney.

Elvira Sadikaj, 46, of 80th Street, faces up to a year in jail if convicted for endangering the welfare of a child.  She was released yesterday under the supervision of the Criminal Justice Agency and ordered to return back to court on May 4.

Sadikaj allegedly parked her car in front of 136-03 20th Ave. on April 20 and then left her two-year-old daughter inside her locked Honda between 3:20 pm and 3:40 pm. The windows were up and the child was seen inside the vehicle screaming and covered in sweat, according to the District Attorney’s office.

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