Woman accused of leaving special needs daughter in car at work

Doris Lindsay (Boone County Sheriff photo)

BOONE COUNTY, Ind. (WTHR) - A mother in Boone County heads to court next month for allegedly leaving her daughter with disabilities in a car.

According to court documents, Doris Lindsay allegedly left her 28-year-old daughter, who is non-verbal and has special needs, strapped in the back of her SUV in the parking lot of a restaurant where she worked.

Officers say the car wasn't running and all of the windows were rolled up, but there was sun shades on the back windows.

Lindsay told police that her daughter had only been in the car for 10 minutes and was waiting for someone to pick her up.

Lindsay was recently arrested for neglect of a dependent. Her initial hearing will be Oct. 3.

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