Mother arrested in near-drowning of 2 girls in Kansas City, Kan.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The mother of two young girls hospitalized after an apparent near-drowning has been placed under arrest, according to police in Kansas City, Kan.

Emergency responders arrived to a home in the 2900 block of S. 52nd Street just after 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.

The girls, ages 1 and 4, were unconscious, authorities said. One was resuscitated at the scene. Both were taken to an area hospital in critical condition.

Investigators have not released any circumstances of what they believe transpired inside the house, but police say the mother is awaiting charges in the case.

The unidentified woman accompanied police to headquarters for questioning Tuesday night.

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