CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police found a 9-month-old inside a car in the parking deck at Southpark Mall Wednesday afternoon.
A witness called police saying the infant was inside the car for at least a half hour before a man returned to the car.
Police and emergency personnel responded to the scene and treated the baby, who was not injured.
Police issued Coyia Ward a citation for child neglect.
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