A Mount Clemens woman was arrested due to leaving children in a hot, unattended car on Sunday, June 17th while she shopped in Meijer.
According to Clinton Township police reports, the 37-year-old woman the mother parked the vehicle in the parking lot at 8:40 a.m. She got out of the vehicle at 8:44 a.m. and came out of the store at 9:09 a.m. When the police arrived at the scene, the 6-year-old child was “sweating pretty bad” and the front windows were open about an inch or so.
According to WDIV, two of the children are the mother’s, while the other is a relative. The children are two, three and six years old. The mother told police she came outside and checked on the children, but video revealed she never did.
She was arrested, charged and released on a $500 bond.
If you see a child or animal in a car on a hot car, please call your local police department ASAP.