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Utah woman arrested after allegedly locking kids in the trunk to the shop

A Utah woman, was Thursday arrested after she allegedly locked her two young children in her car’s trunk while she shopped at Walmart.

Riverdale police said witnesses heard the children, from the age of 2 and 5, the noise and saw the car shaking. The older child was able to pull the emergency latch in the trunk and called 911 for help.

Tori Lee Castillo remained in prison on suspicion of child abuse. She was arrested when she returned to her car.

The police Lt. Warren Casey said that the state is the welfare of the children was contacted and the children were transferred to a responsible party.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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