Indiana police break into hot car to save baby

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Police in southwest Indiana broke through a car window Monday afternoon to rescue an infant locked in a hot car. (WLS)

Police in southwest Indiana broke through a car window Monday afternoon to rescue an infant locked in a hot car for more than two-and-a-half hours.

The vehicle was parked outside a Walmart in Evansville, Ind. When officers got into the car, they removed the boy, who was still in his car seat. They said the baby was sweating profusely, WEHT reports.

His mother, Kelly Decorrevont, was arrested when she finally came out of the store. Officers said she didn't seem remorseful and blamed the whole thing on her teenage daughter.

Decorrevont told police she was taking her daughter to a class and the teen must have put the baby in that car without her knowledge.

"Decorrevont seemed as if she had no clue why officers were near her vehicle. Officer C. Nutt informed Decorrevont that we were there due to her infant, later identified as Vincent Decorrevont, being left unattended inside of a locked, hot vehicle. Decorrevont did not seem very remorseful," the officers wrote in an affidavit. "Decorrevont stated to me, Officer R. Smith, that she did not realize that her son was even in the vehicle."

Decorrevont was booked on preliminary charges of child neglect and marijuana possession.

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