Baby rescued from a hot, locked car at a Walmart

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FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) Florence County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Glenn Kirby says members of the Florence County Special Operations Team rescued a baby locked inside a hot car in Florence Tuesday by breaking the window. 

Kirby says the sheriff’s office got the call at 5:48 PM and a deputy arrived at the scene at 5:50 pm. 

Kirby says the mother was in Walmart on South Irby Street and her 16-month-old baby girl was inside the locked car for at least ten minutes. 

Deputies charged Jennifer Renee Wise, 38, of Effingham, with Unlawful Neglect of a Child. 

The baby was taken to an area hospital to be treated.  She is expected to be okay. 

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