2 Charged after Child left in Car

August 25, 2007--Posted at 2:00 pm CDT

Jonesboro- Police have arrested a jonesboro couple, after they left their one-year-old child strapped inside a hot car for two hours.

Police say they were called to the Garden Manor apartments on Thursday after a neighbor found the child in the car.

The man told police the victim was strapped inside the vehicle with only the windows cracked and the doors locked.

26-year-old Penny Towell and 27-year-old Willis Brewer are now facing three counts of endangering the welfare of a minor, misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, and possession of an instrument of crime.

The temperature inside the car was recorded at 120 degrees.