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Police: Woman left 2 young children inside her vehicle

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Louisiana woman accused of leaving her 2-year-old and 8-year-old children inside a hot vehicle has been arrested.

The Advocate of Baton Rouge reports 37-year-old Nakasha White is accused of leaving her children in an SUV on Saturday. With temperatures reaching higher than 85 degrees, authorities say the vehicle's windows were rolled up and there was no air provided inside the SUV.

Baton Rouge police said in an arrest report that the 2-year-old was drenched in sweat when he was found at the Pull-a-Part auto parts store. Police later found White trying to pull parts from a vehicle at the salvage yard.

White was charged with cruelty to juveniles. It's unclear if she has a lawyer.

Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com

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