Mobile County

Children left abandoned in car, mother found passed out in another

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Two children were found abandoned inside of a car in a parking lot in Mobile Friday morning. 

According to Mobile Police, officers noticed two small children inside a car parked in the parking lot at the 2000 block of Dauphin Island Parkway. Officers say the children were 6-months-old and 18-months-old. 

Mobile Police say officers then found the mother of the two children passed out in an abandoned truck on the other side of the parking lot. 

24-year-old Brittany Peacock was arrested and both children were turned over to DHR, according to MPD.

Peacock has been charged with two counts of reckless endangerment.

Mobile County

Baldwin County

Northwest Florida