Police: Kelsey James left 2-year-old alone in car as she passed out drunk in Bristol bar

A mother from Bristol is facing charges after police say she went out drinking and left her 2-year-old daughter alone in the car. Police say

Police say the woman, 22-year-old Kelsey James, was

Police say the woman, 22-year-old Kelsey James, was so drunk she ended up in the hospital Friday night. (Credit: News 12)

BRISTOL - A mother from Bristol is facing charges after police say she went out drinking and left her 2-year-old daughter alone in a car.

Police say the woman, 22-year-old Kelsey James, was so drunk she ended up in the hospital Friday night.

They say the staff at City Sports Grille in Bristol called police when she passed out at the bar.

Officers say hours later, James woke up at the hospital and asked where her daughter was. Police found the toddler in James' locked car in the parking lot, asleep in her car seat.

Officers say the child is unharmed. The Department of Children and Families is also investigating.

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