A couple in Florida landed in hot water for going shopping, leaving their four-month-old baby in a locked car.
The parents were shopping in a Dollar Tree store in Fort Myers when passers-by spotted the infant inside the vehicle.
Pictures posted on social media show an officer cradling the child.
The parents were arrested for child neglect.
In a Facebook post, the Fort Myers Police department wrote: “At approximately 10:00 AM this morning Fort Myers Police were called to the Sam’s Club Plaza at 5100 South Cleveland Avenue, on a report of an infant locked in a car while the parents shopped at the Dollar Tree Store.”
“The Officers freed the four-month-old child and arrested the parents for child neglect.”
“The child has been transferred to the Department of Children and Families and the investigation is on-going.”