A woman will front court in Sydney today, accused of locking a three year old child in the car overnight.
Officers were called to attend a car near the Bankstown Sports Club around 1.00am this morning, following reports a child was locked in a vehicle.
Police arrived to find a distressed three year old girl locked in an unregistered Ford SUV.
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The female carer was found inside the sports club, and the child was released from the vehicle.
She luckily did not sustain any injuries.
The 32-year-old woman from Canberra was immediately arrested and taken to the Bankstown Police Station.
She’s since been charged with leaving a child in a motor vehicle causing emotional distress, as well as the unregistered and uninsured use of a motor vehicle.
Police say an outstanding 2015 warrant for a domestic related wounding offence was also executed.
The matter has been reported to Family & Community Services.
Police are urging parents and careers not to leave their children alone in the car, due to the risk of them being abducted.