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Police: boy found in hot car while parents drink in bar

Updated: Wednesday, July 2 2014, 06:09 PM EDT
PITTSBURGH, PA - (newsource) A Pennsylvania couple is accused of leaving a two year old boy in a hot car while they drank inside a bar.

Police arrested the boy's mother and stepfather early Wednesday morning in Pittsburgh and towed away the vehicle.

Police say someone called 911 to report the child in the car.  When officers arrived, they found him slumped over, sweating and unresponsive.

Police say the boy's mother tried to drive away while they waited for medics.

Officials say the windows in the car were cracked, but the temperature at the time was 80 degrees, with 70% humidity. The boy was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.

The mother and stepfather are facing charges of child endangerment, public intoxication, and disorderly conduct.
Police: boy found in hot car while parents drink in bar


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