Mom charged with leaving kids in car

May 8, 2008 2:35:38 PM PDT
A Long Island mother was arraigned Thursday on charges she left her two small children alone in a hot car. Authorities say 33-year-old Jennifer Sanders is facing two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

Police say she left her 2-year-old daughter and 14-month-old son in a car outside a grocery store in Dix Hills Wednesday.

Officers has to break into the vehicle to free the children. Neither child required medical attention, but the 2-year-old was reportedly sweating profusely.