New York City police: Woman accused of raping child says she’s just trying to help
New York’s New York Police Department is investigating after a mother and daughter accused of having sex with a 1-year-old boy have been arrested.
The incident occurred between January 26 and March 9.
The woman, who remains unnamed, was charged with criminal sexual conduct with a child under 12 and child abuse.
Police said the girl is not a minor, and the mother is a citizen.
The NYPD did not provide any additional details about the alleged victim, or what police said happened that night.
The mother, who was not identified by police, was taken into custody after police said she confessed to the sexual activity.
Police have not said whether they believe the woman was the victim.
The child has not been identified.
Police say they have no reason to believe the man was the child’s father.