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Babysitter left child, 6, in 120 degrees the car to do their shopping, dine in the restaurant, police say

A babysitter left a child in a car in Alhambra, California. when the interior of the vehicle reached 120 degrees, police said.

(Alhambra Police Department)

A California babysitter was arrested on Tuesday after she left, allegedly a child in a van, while the vehicle’s interior temperature rose to 120 degrees, police said.

Helen Law, is accused of leaving a 6-year-old boy in a sweltering car parked on Alhambra street, police said in a press release. The officials of the boy crying and “sweating profusely” around 2:20 a.m. after a passerby called 911 about the boy in the car.

Helen Law was arrested for allegedly leaving a 6-year-old boy in a hot of.

(Alhambra Police Department)

Law allegedly left the boy in the car with the windows rolled up – in order to do shopping and eat in a nearby restaurant for almost two hours. During that time, the temperature in the vehicle rose to 120 degrees.

The child was transferred to a nearby hospital for treatment and evaluation.

The law was arrested and was charged with felony child endangering. She is being held on $ 100,000 bail.

The law is scheduled to appear in court Thursday.

Katherine Lam is a breaking and trending news digital producer for Fox News. Follow her on Twitter via @bykatherinelam

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