- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 19, 2016

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - Police say they’ve charged a woman with leaving her 2-year-old son in her vehicle for more than a half hour on a hot day while she shopped in a Hudson Valley store.

The Daily Freeman of Kingston reports (https://bit.ly/29VCjpU ) police in the Orange County town of Newburgh say they were called to a retail store on Sunday for a report of an unattended child crying in his car seat inside an SUV.

Police say only the back windows were cracked open and temperature inside the vehicle topped 100 degrees.

Officers unlocked the vehicle and removed the toddler. The 35-year-old mother from Walden was found shopping in a store. She was charged with reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child.

The child was treated at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh and later released.


Information from: Daily Freeman, https://www.dailyfreeman.com/

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