Police: Woman cited for leaving children in parked vehicle

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Police said a woman was cited on Sunday for leaving two children in a vehicle in a Walmart parking lot on North Tryon.

Officers said Tammie Parrott, 28, left a 4-year-old and a 7-year-old alone inside a vehicle parked in the PVA of the Walmart parking lot while the keys were in the ignition and the engine was running.

Police said the weather was sunny, warm, and humid during the time of the offense. Officers said the area was experiencing a high volume of foot traffic and is known for being a hotspot of criminal activity.

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