Charges Against Mother of Toddler left alone in Truck
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) – A mother found eating dinner at a restaurant, while her child was left alone in the parking lot, now faces criminal charges.
29-year-old Shanna Cooksey is accused of endangering the welfare of a child.
Police were called to the Pueblo Solis restaurant on Hampton last Friday. They found the 17-month-old sleeping in a car seat in a pick-up truck. The windows were rolled up and the passenger door was unlocked.
The child was reportedly sweating, but otherwise unharmed.
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