ATLANTA -- Authorities arrested a woman Thursday afternoon who they said left her child alone in a vehicle while shopping at the Edgewood Retail District.
Atlanta Police said the child was discovered in the backseat of a white BMW in the Target parking lot around 3 p.m. on Thursday afternoon.
The mother, 28-year-old Megan Nieves, was arrested and charged with reckless conduct. Officers say the 11-month-old child was left alone in the vehicle for about 30 minutes.
The child was released to its father at the scene.
No further information was immediately released.