Grandmother charged with child neglect for leaving baby in vehicle

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Henrico County Police confirm that on Thursday an officer was alerted by a citizen that a baby was locked in a vehicle in the parking lot of the 3400 block of Pump Road.

The officer responded and found the child crying with obvious signs of distress.

Stacey Thomas, 49, of the 7700 block of Stonestreet Drive, was located and charged with felony child neglect. She is the child's grandmother.

Fire personnel evaluated the child and released her to parents.

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