NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. (CBS) – A Milford mother is facing charges for leaving her toddler in a car while she went shopping Tuesday in Rhode Island.
Police say the air conditioning was running when 21-year-old Annelise Marie Ambert locked her young son in a car and went shopping at Walmart in North Smithfield.READ MORE: Melrose Seeks To 'Deemphasize' Halloween In Classrooms, Hold 'Inclusive' Fall Events
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Police responded, broke the car’s windows and got the boy out. He was unhurt.
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Ambert is facing charges of cruelty or neglect of a child.