Mother arrested for leaving child in car in Lawrence


Police in Lawrence arrested a woman for allegedly leaving her child in the car while she shopped.

A "very upset" shopper at the Walmart on Pendleton Pike noticed the infant alone in the car Monday evening and called police. Officers arrived and were able to get the child out of the car.

While police were at the scene, the mother emerged from the store and was arrested.

The child was not injured. Child Protective Services were also called to the scene.