Mother arrested after allegedly leaving young child alone in hot apartment

RANKIN, Pa. — A Rankin woman was in handcuffs Thursday afternoon and escorted by police officers out of the Rankin police department.

According to a police investigators, Moeniqu Griffin left her 1-year-old child alone in her Hawkins Village apartment unit.

A maintenance man discovered the little girl, who was alone in the extremely hot apartment, with little food.

Only Channel 11 was there as Griffin was walked out of the police station in handcuffs. She did not answer questions asked by our reporter about what happened.