An Indiana mother was arrested on Tuesday for leaving her young son unattended in a hot car while she was interviewing with child services about her four-day-old baby.
Jennifer K. Ost, 27, was charged with neglect of a dependent after she left the kid outside the Department of Child Services in Anderson, Indiana, watching a film on her cell phone as temperatures reached the high 80s.
The mother-of-two had an appointment with the DCS at Community Pediatrics about her son who was born just four days prior at Decatur County Memorial Hospital.
She left the against medical advice, according to cops.
During the appointment, she had an examination and according to court documents, she was ‘belligerent’ and cursed at the DCS employee afterward.