Police: Grandma locks toddler in car, arrested for child endangerment

RIDGELAND, Miss. (WJTV) – A grandmother has been arrested for child endangerment, after police say she left a toddler locked in a car.

It happened before 8 p.m.

Ridgeland Police Chief John Neal says the grandmother left a 3-year-old locked in a car in the Lowe’s parking lot, off County Line Road.

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Chief Neal says the grandmother left the windows slightly cracked, while she went inside to get a plant.

She was arrested on the scene.

Police say the boy was turned over to his mother.

WJTV will update information as it becomes available.

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