High Point parent faces charges after leaving child in car alone

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HIGH POINT, N.C. -- A parent in High Point is facing a misdemeanor charge after a child was left alone in a car Monday night.

Someone spotted the child in the car that was parked outside the Dollar Tree on Eastchester Drive between North Main Street and Johnson Street.

When the parent was located, officers were told that a 13-year-old sibling was supposed to be with the child in the car, but had left.

The child was not hurt in the incident, but the parent was still cited.

Officers have not released the identity of the parent.

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