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4-month-old in critical condition after being left in hot car for hours in Phoenix

The baby was taken to a local hospital in critical condition on Monday.

PHOENIX — A 4-month-old was taken to a local hospital in critical condition after she was left in a hot car for hours in Phoenix on Monday afternoon.

The Phoenix Police Department said officers responded to a home near 83rd Avenue and Camelback Road around 1 p.m. Monday for an injured infant.

Officers and Phoenix Fire arrived and found the 4-month-old baby, who police said was in distress. 

The baby was taken to a local hospital in critical condition on Monday. The department said the infant was doing better on Tuesday.

The department said the mother had left the infant in the car since 8:30 a.m. and the car was parked inside the garage. 

Police said the mother took other children to school and forgot the baby in the car after pulling into the garage when she came back home. 

The department did not immediately identify the mother, but no charges were filed as of Tuesday afternoon.

This is a developing situation. Stay tuned to 12 News for the latest. 

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