SPD: Woman charged after leaving child in unattended vehicle
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Shreveport police say a woman was arrested after she left a child inside a vehicle unattended.
Kit Yu, 49, is facing one count of child desertion, according to the Shreveport Police Department.
Officers were called on Aug. 3 to the 400 block of Clyde Fant Memorial Parkway to a parking garage regarding a child left inside a vehicle.
When police arrived at the scene, they found a 6-year-old inside a vehicle that was not running and had its windows up.
Following Yu’s arrest, the child was returned to the custody of a family member.
According to the national nonprofit KidsAndCars.org, since July 1, 11 children died in 2022 by being left in a hot car.
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