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POLICE: Mom left 2-year-old in freezing car while she went shopping

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GASTON COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

A Gaston County mother is accused of leaving her toddler in a cold car while she went shopping.

According to the warrant, 39-year-old Sylla Aminata left her two-year-old son in a locked vehicle for almost an hour Tuesday while she went inside Walmart to shop.

The temperature was 34 degrees and the vehicle was not running. Investigators say the child was cold to the touch.

Aminata is charged with felony neglect/child abuse resulting in serious physical injury.

She is expected in court Wednesday afternoon.

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