Arkansas Child In Freezing Car Rescued; Mom Arrested

Posted on: 9:51 pm, December 26, 2013, by , updated on: 09:55pm, December 26, 2013

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A Little Rock mom is in jail after allegedly leaving her four-year-old child in a freezing car, police said.

After leaving her four-year-old in a freezing car, a Little Rock mom is charged with endangering the welfare of a minor.

Police said Latoya Proctor,27, left her child in the car while visiting her boyfriend. She was arrested on suspicion of endangering the welfare of a child and was booked into jail on $2,500 bond.

The child was not only left in below freezing conditions, but also a dangerous environment, police.

While she was inside her boyfriend’s apartment, Proctor’s car was broken into, and a woman in a nearby car rescued the child and called police.

See the original story from our partners at KTHV in Little Rock.


  • Byra Burke says:

    Such a sad situation for the child!

  • Bjm says:

    It’s not even as if she left the child for something important. Leave your child out in the cold while you’re visiting your boyfriend? Lady, you don’t even deserved to have a child!

  • cathy says:

    I hope they placed the baby somewhere into a safe home.
    It never ceases to surprise me how stupid people can be.

  • I see these every day Iam in foster care and I get a lot of these poor helpless kids and then I see them give them back to people like her and it breaks my heart

  • Traveler says:

    What a worthless piece of Sh** this woman is.

  • Mark Smith says:

    I’m glad to see that Gary’s racist comment was removed.

  • Robin says:

    Why is the boyfriend more important….. that poor child could of died, or kidnapped, raped, Thank you Jesus a woman was brave enough to break into the car and get the child, the mother deserves to lose all rights, she does not need a child, she could of took the child into the apartment, unless she was doing drugs or what not, she could of hired a babysitter, she is sick, and does not deserve a bond, dumb#$% woman

  • Jim Hannah says:

    Judge NOT Or you Shall Be Judged!!!

  • Robin says:

    People easily judge others, We have the right to speak our opinion it is our given right, God is the main judge. but, that woman still had no right to leave her child in a cold car to visit a boyfriend, that child could of been taken inside with her, or left with a babysitter. even if it wasn’t cold, she still had no right to leave the child inside that car. NO man or woman is worth losing a child over. she needs parenting classes, and self esteem classes. maybe then she can get her child back, give it 6 months to a year

  • Mark Smith says:

    Gary, you might be judged some day.

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