Woman leaves 3-year-old in car for nearly an hour - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Woman leaves 3-year-old in car for nearly an hour

BARTLETT, TN (WMC-TV) - A Bartlett mother was arrested after leaving her three-year-old in a car for almost a hour Thursday evening.

Police charged Wafaa Abdalla Khartoum with Child Abuse and Neglect after they found her daughter in a car in a Walgreens parking lot.

Police tell Action News 5 someone saw the child in the car at the Walgreens on Stage Road and Bartlett Boulevard around 6:45 last night.  The witness called police.

When police arrived they removed the child from the car and she was checked out by paramedics.

The child's mother did not show up for another hour.  When she finally arrived, police arrested her.

Officials said the child was not harmed.

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