Mother arrested after 3-year-old girl found locked in hot car

Chandra Cuyler, 38, faces child neglect charges

Chandra Cuyler faces child neglect charges after her 3-year-old daughter was found locked inside a hot car.

ORLANDO, Fla. - Sheriff's deputies in Florida have arrested the mother of a 3-year-old girl who was locked inside a hot car.

Orange County sheriff's spokesman Jeff Williamson said in a news release that someone noticed the child inside the car parked outside the juvenile detention center Tuesday afternoon and talked her into opening the car door.

Williamson said the person then brought the child inside the building. She was sweating, but didn't appear to be in distress. Paramedics took her to a hospital, where she was treated and released.

The detention center staff found Chandra Cuyler, 38, and deputies arrested her. She's facing child neglect charges.

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