Man charged with child endangerment after his car is stolen with young boy in back seat

Man charged with child endangerment after his car is stolen with young boy in back seat
Javier Jimenez

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A man whose car was stolen Monday from a convenience store parking lot is now facing a charge for child neglect or endangerment.

According to a police report, Javier Jimenez left his car running and his 8-year-old cousin in the back seat while Jimenez ran inside Lucky 7 Food Mart for a drink. When he came back outside his car was gone.

Police say they found the car backed into a parking spot at Canterbury Woods Apartments. The boy was asleep in the back seat.

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