Look twice before you lock

Your car beeps if you leave a door open. It beeps if you try to lock it with the keys in the car. Why has it taken so long to beep if you have left something – or more importantly someone, in the back seat?

Sunday, July 15 – a mother is facing charges after Durham police say she left her eight-month-old baby boy in a hot car at the Oshawa Centre. He was in the car for at least 45 minutes and officers had to break the window to get him out. He was lethargic and was taken to hospital for observation, but police say he’s doing well. A 32-year-old Bowmanville woman has been charged with abandoning a child under 10.

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