Baby left with note while mom shopped

A photo of a baby left with a note inside a locked car went viral after it was posted on Facebook over the weekend.

The incident happened in New Zealand where a mother left her baby inside a locked car with a note taped to the newborn that read:

“My mum’s in doing the shopping, call her if I need anything.”

The note included the mother’s cell phone number.

A passerby snapped a photo of the note and called the mother. The photo ended up on Facebook, where it went viral.

New Zealand law says its illegal for a child under the age of 14 to be left alone “for an for an unreasonable time or in unreasonable conditions” and could result in a $2,000 fine.

Read more: WPIX


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