Police said Brooklyn’s mother allegedly admitted to leaving her newborn baby in a dumper this week.
Authorities said 27-year-old Zahmika Small was charged at 6:30 pm Thursday with reckless endangerment and misbehaving with a child.
Police said the younger, who lives in NYCHA’s Coney Island homes on 28th Street, called police at 4:50 pm Wednesday to say that she had given birth to a baby boy, but did not know where the baby was. , According to the police.
Then he finally confessed to authorities that he left the child – whose gender was not immediately known – in a dumper.
The woman appears to have given birth earlier this month – and investigators at some point reported that her boyfriend threw the child, according to police sources.
The medical examiner’s office will determine the cause of the child’s death.