Two Lewiston women were arrested Sunday after allegedly leaving a child in a car while they robbed a Biddeford store clerk at gunpoint.

Kaylee M. Bernier and Monica L. Durgin, both 23, were arrested after officers responded to an incident at 7B Corner Store on Elm Street around 6 p.m., police said.

Bernier was arrested on charges of robbery, criminal threatening and endangering the welfare of a child. Durgin was charged with robbery and endangering the welfare of a child. Bail was not allowed for either woman and they were taken to York County Jail.

The Department of Health and Human Services was contacted about the 6-year-old child found waiting in the car the women were using. The child was placed in the custody of a relative in Lewiston.

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