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A Beloit mother was arrested for two counts of child neglect after leaving her children in her car while inside Wal-Mart.

Police were flagged down at the Milwaukee Road Wal-Mart in Beloit Monday night when a citizen saw two children inside a car that was not running.

At the time the temperature was -12 degrees with a -32 wind chill.

Police say the doors were locked and the children would not open the door.

The children were 18 months and a 5-year-old in the car.

While police were speaking with the children, the mother walked up to the car.

Police found she had left them for 10 minutes.

The children were evaluated and determined to be fine.

A family member was able to take the children from Child Protective Services.

23-year-old Codi Davis of Beloit was arrested for two misdemeanor counts of child neglect, released, and will be in court at a later date.

A Beloit mother was arrested for two counts of child neglect after leaving her children in her car while inside Wal-Mart.

Police were flagged down at the Milwaukee Road Wal-Mart in Beloit Monday night when a citizen saw two children inside a car that was not running.

At the time the temperature was -12 degrees with a -32 wind chill.

Police say the doors were locked and the children would not open the door.

The children were 18 months and a 5-year-old in the car.

While police were speaking with the children, the mother walked up to the car.

Police found she had left them for 10 minutes.

The children were evaluated and determined to be fine.

A family member was able to take the children from Child Protective Services.

23-year-old Codi Davis of Beloit was arrested for two misdemeanor counts of child neglect, released, and will be in court at a later date.

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