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Florence mother arrested for leaving toddler in car

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police have arrested a Northern Kentucky mother they say left her toddler alone in a car, while she went shopping.

Florence police charged 40-year-old, Dawn Barbie with wanton endangerment.

They say someone noticed the toddler sleeping inside the car, with the windows up, in a parking lot.

Police say Barbie had been shopping for half an hour before realizing the child was still in the vehicle.

Police say the child is three or four years old.. he was 'not' injured.


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