Woman Left 3-Month-Old in Hot Car in Vernon: Police


A woman is accused of leaving a 3-month-old child in a hot vehicle Monday afternoon in Vernon.

Police arrested 33-year-old Danielle Anna Hatch Monday.

Investigators allege that Hatch left the baby in a vehicle parked at the Westview Apartments on Monday, when temperatures reached over 90 degrees. A neighbor discovered the child and contacted police. The child was evaluated by EMS personnel but did not need a trip to the hospital.

Hatch was charged with risk of injury to a child, and leaving a child unsupervised in a public place. She was released on a promise to appear.

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