Mesquite Woman Reportedly Left Toddler in Hot Car While Shopping

A Mesquite woman left her child in a hot car while shopping at Wal-Mart Tuesday night, according to KDFW-TV.Police say Schytique Laqueta Jenkins, 26, left her toddler in the car around 8:20 p.m. while she went shopping. The temperature outside at the time was 92 degrees.Officers were able to unlock the car through an open window and get the child out. When Jenkins came back to the car about 20 minutes later, she was arrested on a charge of abandoning or endangering a child with intent to return. Jenkins remains in Mesquite Jail on $10,000 bond. Her child is now with relatives.  Continue reading...

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