A Gainesville woman is in jail after leaving her infant in a hot car

Sarah Brown
Sarah Brown
Published: Jul. 19, 2021 at 1:01 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - A Gainesville woman is behind bars after she left her infant in a hot car for more than half an hour.

According to Gainesville Police Department, they got a call a child was left in a Ford Expedition at Celebration Pointe around 12:50 p.m. Sunday.

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When deputies and Alachua County Fire rescue arrived they treated the child who was in stable condition.

Sarah Brown admitted she forgot her child in the car while shopping.

Surveillance video showed the 31-year-old left her child in the vehicle for 33 minutes.

She’s charged with child neglect.

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