HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Police say a Hattiesburg woman has been arrested after allegedly leaving her daughter unattended in a locked vehicle at Turtle Creek Mall
Hattiesburg police were called to the mall Saturday following citizen complaints about a baby being left alone in a vehicle.
Police say more than 40 minutes passed before the 1-year-old's mother, 20-year-old Morgan Green, was located.
Green was charged with one count of felony child neglect and booked into the Lamar County jail.
The baby was turned over to a relative.
It was not immediately known whether Green has an attorney.
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