WILLOWICK, Ohio– A woman was cited for disorderly conduct after police said she left her children alone in a running, unlocked car while she went shopping on Tuesday.
Willowick police said the woman left her 8-month-old baby and 4-year-old child sleeping in the backseat of the car while she went inside Dollar General.
An anonymous tip alerted police to the incident; they were still on scene when the woman came out of the store.
The woman’s name isn’t being released until she appears in court on Oct. 2.
Police said the kids are still in her care.