Tennessee couple leaves child in car while in bar - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Tennessee couple leaves child in car while in bar

A Tennessee couple is under arrest, accused of leaving their child in a car so they could drink at a bar.

Clarksville police got a call around 2:30 Sunday morning of a 5-month-old infant crying in a car with the windows rolled up and the doors locked.
 
The baby's parents were inside a local bar named Chapala's.

Officers said the couple left the infant alone for more than 3 hours!

Police said it was lucky the child wasn't left alone during the day, or the outcome would've been much different.

Less than a week ago, Clarksville police said a small child died when it was left in a hot car while the mother was inside a bar.

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