A Mesquite mom was jailed Tuesday evening for leaving her two-year-old child in a hot car while she shopped at Walmart.
Police were called to the Walmart regarding a child left unattended in a car around 8:25 p.m. Tuesday, when the temperature was still roughly 92 degrees.
Schytique Laqueta Jenkins was arrested and charged her abandoning and endangering a child with intent to return. She was booked into jail on $10,000 bond.
Police removed the child from the vehicle and determined to the child to be OK. The child was released to family members.