Woman charged with leaving toddler in parked car in Delaware

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Delaware State Police have arrested a woman they say left her 2-year-old son in a parked car near a store in Lewes.

The agency said in a news release that on July 8, troopers were called to a Dollar General and witnesses had taken the boy out of the unlocked car after they saw him in the vehicle.

Authorities say the outside temperature reached a high of 94 degrees and the boy may have been in the car for an hour.

Troopers say the boy was treated for dehydration and released to a relative.

Police say they found the boy's mother inside the store. She was charged with reckless endangering and driving under the influence of a drug.