2 facing charges after 16-month-old left in hot van

<p>Police say the mother and uncle of a 16-month-old girl are facing charges after the child was left inside a hot car in Connecticut.</p>

News 12 Staff

Aug 23, 2017, 10:40 AM

Updated 2,471 days ago

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(AP) - Police say the mother and uncle of a 16-month-old girl are facing charges after the child was left inside a hot car in Connecticut.
Officers were called to an East Windsor Walmart Monday evening after a passerby saw the baby in a vehicle with the windows up.
First responders were able to get the child out and take her to a nearby hospital for evaluation. Police say the girl was distressed and sweating, but she appeared to be unharmed.
Police were on the scene when the 22-year-old mother and 30-year-old uncle returned. The two told officers they forgot the child was in the car.
Both are facing charges that include risk of injury to a child, leaving a child unsupervised in a motor vehicle and reckless endangerment.


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