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Mother accused of beating child after leaving kids, puppies in hot car

Abigail Rockwell (source: LMDC) Abigail Rockwell (source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Louisville mother is behind bars accused of leaving her kids in a hot car while she went shopping.

Witnesses told police Abigail Rockwell left her two sons, both under the age of 8, alone in her car for 30 to 45 minutes while she went shopping at Pitaya on Bardstown Road.

Police said Rockwell also left a couple of puppies in the car and that she beat one of the boys when she returned to the vehicle.

She is charged with assault and wanton endangerment.

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