Baby Left in Car While Mom Shopped, Cops Say
1-year-old was in car seat outside Marshalls for about 45 minutes, according to police report.
A Lebanon Township woman was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child Friday afternoon, when police say she left her infant unattended in a locked car for nearly an hour.
Hackettstown Police responded to Marshalls department store parking lot at about 2:30 p.m. Friday and saw a child in a car seat alone with the doors locked, windows closed and the vehicle turned off, Sgt. Darren Tynan said.
Irene-Susanne Hall, 31, was found and identified as the owner of the vehicle and mother of the 1-year-old child, Tynan said. Hall allegedly left the infant alone in the car for approximately 45 minutes, Tynan said.
Hall was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and posted the $25,000 bail, Tynan said.
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