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HOUSTON A Houston mother is accused of leaving her toddler in the middle of the street.

Police said 23-year-old Selina Lee was arguing with some people Wednesday morning on Mesa Road when she walked away from her 2-year-old daughter and threatened to kill herself.

Investigators said people nearby rushed over and grabbed the child.

Lee is charged with child endangerment.

Child Protective Services gave custody of the 2-year-old and an 8-year-old sibling to their grandmother.

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