Father Arrested After Child Left in Hot Car

CHARLOTTE, NC — A father is accused of leaving his 2-year-old daughter inside a hot car in west Charlotte.

Someone noticed the child in the car in the parking lot of the Walmart on Wilkinson Boulevard around 4 p.m. on Friday. The temperature was around 87 degrees outside. We’re told the child had been in there for about 20 minutes.

Medic says the child was not taken to the hospital.

Police have not identified the father at this time. We’ll have more information as details become available.