Police: Mom left toddler in car while sleeping in bar

Police: Mom left toddler in car while sleeping in bar

Kelsey James, 22, is charged with risk of injury to a minor and leaving an unsupervised child in a motor vehicle.

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by WHAS editors

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Posted on August 24, 2014 at 11:48 AM

Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - A mother is accused of getting drunk and falling asleep inside a Connecticut bar all while her two-year-old daughter was outside in the car.

Police said they took 22-year-old Kelsey James to a hospital after getting a call that she was intoxicated.

While at the hospital, James asked staff about her little girl.

Police tracked down James' car and found the toddler sleeping in her car seat.

James is charged with risk of injury to a minor and leaving an unsupervised child in a motor vehicle. She was released on a $50,000 bond.

 

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