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Hattiesburg baby okay after being left in hot car

HATTIESBURG, MS (WLOX) -

HATTIESBURG, MS (WLOX) - A Hattiesburg woman was arrested Sunday after police say she left her baby inside a hot car while she went shopping.

Police said Bobbie Joe McSwain, 20, left her nine-month-old boy in the car while she went inside the Hattiesburg Walmart on Highway 49. A passerby saw the baby, and reported it. Fortunately, police were able to get the infant out of the car.

When McSwain finally returned to her car, she was arrested and charged with felony child neglect. The boy was taken out of the car by police, checked out and then turned over to another family member.

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