A mother was arrested because she left her baby in the car and went shopping. According to ABC WXYZ, the incident took place on Wednesday, March 14th, in Southgate, Michigan. The girl slept in the car for about an hour, according to FOX 2 Detroit.
While the mother, whose identity has not yet been revealed, entered the store, other customers saw the 2-year-old child in the car. One customer, Kaitlyn Wolske, recorded the incident and shared it in social media. The video was shared thousands of times on Facebook.
“The mother only left her baby in the car to shop! The baby seems to be about one year old. What I saw was madness! “Wrote Wolske on Facebook.
Southgate police arrived after a while and found the baby at the baby’s seat dead, according to FOX 2 Detriot. The mother was arrested on the spot and the officers took care of the baby. The girl was taken home with his family while her mother was in custody.
It is not clear from the video whether the windows of the vehicle were closed or not. According to ClickOnDetroit, customers said that that day was cold with temperatures ranging from 0 degrees Celsius. When the police arrested the mother, Wolske said the behavior of the woman changed.