A Shelby County mother could face charges after leaving her child inside a hot car while she went shopping, investigators said.
According to the Shelby County Sheriff's Office, deputies arrived to a Southeast Shelby County store in a shopping center around 3:30 p.m. When they arrived they noticed a small child left unattended in a hot car where the engine was not running.
SCSO told FOX13 the mother, who has not been identified, has been detained.
The child is safe and doing well.
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