A Massachusetts woman is facing charges after allegedly leaving an infant inside a car while she ran inside a convenience store.
New Bedford police say their investigation was prompted by a Facebook video post that showed 20-year-old Breanna McGrath of Acushnet getting out of her parked car at a gas station on Tarklin Hill Road and Belleville Avenue on Thursday afternoon.
The video showed the infant was left behind in an unlocked car with its engine running.
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McGrath has been charged with reckless endangerment of a child.
The state's child welfare agency has also been notified and is investigating.
It's unclear what the relationship is between McGrath and the child.