Mom arrested for leaving toddler in car to go to night club

Sheikh was charged with endangering a child and is out on a USD 2000 bond.

By: Press Trust of India | Houston | Published on:June 25, 2014 9:23 am

A 24-year-old South Asian woman in the US has been arrested and charged with endangering a child after she allegedly left her 3-year-old son alone in a hot car so that she could go to a night club.

According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Uzma Sheikh tried to get into the night club in northeast Harris County with her child, but a deputy working at the door refused to let them inside.

Deputy said she then left and later came back alone. This time, she told the deputy she left her kid with a friend.

The deputy became suspicious and walked to her vehicle. He reportedly found the toddler alone in the car.

Sheikh was charged with endangering a child and is out on a USD 2000 bond.

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