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Update: Mother Leaves 2-Year-Old Child in Car As She Shops in Hackensack

By kcora on
Hackensack New Jersey

Passerbyers quickly called police after a 2-year-old child was heard crying from a Toyota Sienna parked at the Hackensack Costo this afternoon.

Arislyeda Pena captured the ordeal on video as a crowd gathered in astonishment after word got out a child was left inside the vehicle. 

A short time after, the mother of the child - later identified as Chaeyoung Lim-Kim - arrived with another young girl in a shopping cart. Lim-Kim was taken to police headquarters where she was charged with child endangerment.

The 2-year-old child was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center for observation. She was then released to her father. 

Video (Rafael Rodriguez II):