Mother arrested after her child was found alone in East Flatbush

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A woman has been arrested after her child was found wandering East Flatbush alone Saturday night.

Police say around 10:30 p.m., the 5-year-old was found riding his bike along East 55th Street and Linden Boulevard.

Authorities say the boy has been reunited with his family, but his mother, 45-year-old Nichol Spencer, was charged with acting in a manner to injure a child.

Before the arrest, police say the child was unable to tell police where he lives or provide contact information for his parents.

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