Mother faces neglect charges

A Lawrence mother was arrested after she admitted leaving her 1-year-old child in a cold car so that she could shop. Tamika Moore-Robinson, 27, faces neglect charges after the incident at Wal-Mart on Pendleton Pike on Monday. The child was left in the car for more than 30 minutes while the temperature outside was 34 degrees. Moore-Robinson told police she had planned to be in the store for only five minutes to buy diapers.

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