Logan CrawfordAug 30, 2017, 12:55 pmAug 30, 2017, 5:36 pm

Woman, 2 teens accused of abandoning baby at Islandia casino

Suffolk County police say Dejuana Stewart and teens allegedly left 9-month-old they were babysitting at Jake's 58

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Police say a 14-year-old, her 16-year-old boyfriend, and her 44-year-old mother are facing charges after they left a nine-month-old they were babysitting at Jake's 58 Hotel & Casino.

Suffolk County police say Dejuana Stewart and the two teens are accused of endangering the welfare of a child.

Police say the baby's 21-year-old mother Stewart's 14-year-old daughter as a babysitter on the website sittercity.com. Authorities say the 14-year-old claimed to be 18 and babysat the child on Monday.

Police say the suspects tell them the baby's mother never picked the child up, so they called 911, but told police when they got to their home they had the situation taken care of.

Police say the babysitters claim to have arranged to meet the mother at Jake's 58, however the 16-year-old boyfriend left the baby on a bench in front of the casino, telling security he had just found the infant.

Through the casino's security cameras, police recognized the teen from the earlier 911 call arested the three suspects.

Suffolk County Police Chief Stuart Cameron is warning parents to be careful when using websites like SitterCity.com to find a babysitter.

"You need to be extremely careful, obviously, when you leave your child with someone," Cameron said. "

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