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The case began Thursday when a security guard stopped two 17 year old girls to examine their bags at a Victoria’s Secret store in midtown Manhattan. The guard found the dead fetus in one of the bags. Police believe she delivered at the other girl’s house.
Both girls were arrested on petit larceny charges. It was unclear whether either has a lawyer.
The girl believed to have given birth was taken to a hospital and remained there Friday. A woman who answered the phone at a possible home number for her said she knew nothing about the matter. A message left at another possible number wasn’t immediately returned.
A woman who said she was the other girl’s mother said she hadn’t spoken with her daughter since her arrest and hung up.
Zami Ford, a neighbor of the girl believed to have given birth, told the Daily News she was unaware of the teen’s pregnancy and stunned by the allegations.