Cary mom arrested after leaving 22-month-old in car alone for over an hour

CARY, N.C. (WTVD) -- Morrisville police have arrested a woman after they say she left her 22-month-old child in the car for more than an hour without supervision.

According to the arrest warrant, 33-year-old Deborah Serwaah Kingston "allowed a substantial risk of physical injury" when she left the child strapped in a car seat, in a running car, for over an hour.

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Authorities said it happened at the Park West Village shopping center at the corner of Cary Parkway and Chapel Hill Road. Kingston was in a T.J. Maxx.

She has been placed in the Wake County Justice Center under a $1,000 secured bond.
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