Police: Woman Leaves Toddlers in Car Because They're 'Difficult to Shop With'
Emily R. Bolin, of Westmont, was charged with endangering the life of a child.
A Westmont woman was charged with endangering the life of a child after leaving toddlers in the car to make her shopping a bit easier, police said.
Emily R. Bolin, 24, of the 6700 block of Aspen in Westmont, was arrested Dec. 7 in the parking lot of Brookhaven Marketplace, 7516 Cass Ave., at about 12:42 p.m.
"Bolin stated that she left the kids in the car for 10 to 15 minutes because it was difficult to shop with them," police said.
The children, a 2-year-old girl and a 3-year-old boy, were turned over to their father.
Bolin was charged with endangering the life or health of a child. Police said the Department of Child and Family Services was also contacted. Court dates are pending.
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