It’s not uncommon to hear about people accidentally leaving their children alone in malls, hot cars, or other public areas… and that’s pretty much what happened after two women allegedly tried to avoid paying the fare for the Market-Frankford line.
Cameras showed the child’s mother and grandmother trying to use the same day pass at the 60th Street Station to allegedly avoid having to pay the extra fare. After the young mother handed the pass to the grandmother they both walked away, leaving behind the baby girl in the process.
Authorities contacted the mother and grandmother, who were reportedly upset and frantic about the situation. Police decided not to charge the women because of their response to leaving the baby behind.