ALHAMBRA, Calif. — A babysitter in Alhambra, California, was arrested after leaving a 6-year-old boy inside a locked van, where temperatures reached over 100 degrees, police said.
The boy had allegedly been in the car for over two hours.
Investigators found the babysitter, 60-year-old Helen Law, while they looked for the boy’s parents.
Police said Law told them that she left the child in the car while she ran errands and ate at a restaurant.
The boy was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Law was arrested on suspicion of felony child endangerment.
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