HENDERSON (KTNV) — On Aug. 25 at about 7 p.m., the City of Henderson Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to the 300 block of West Lake Mead Parkway about a child alone inside a vehicle.
Officers arrived on the scene and found a 3-year-old child alone inside a parked vehicle.
The child was safely removed from the vehicle by officers, and paramedics medically evaluated and cleared the child at the scene.
The 25-year-old mother of the child, identified as Brianna Hedgeman, returned to the vehicle a short time later.
Police say she was arrested on the following charges:
- One count of Child Abuse/Neglect
- One count of Unlawful Use of Emergency Phone Number (9-1-1)