Left In The Car
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – A Little River woman out on bond for criminal domestic violence was arrested over the weekend after police said she left her baby locked inside a car in a Wal-Mart parking lot.
According to a North Myrtle Beach police report, Carolyn Tess Little, 18, left her 6-month-old girl locked inside her car at the Wal-Mart parking lot around 10 p.m. Saturday night in North Myrtle Beach.
A witness told police the baby was left strapped in the car seat for 45 minutes. Police said Little returned to the car after being paged inside the store.
Little told police she thought the windows were down and was going to take the child in the store, but decided not to, the report said.
Temperature outside at the time of the incident was 81 degrees, the report indicated.
Little was charged with child endangerment and released on a $5,000 bond.
According to the J Reuben Long Detention Center website, Little was also arrested for criminal domestic violence on June 29.