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Evansville woman arrested for leaving 6 young children in car

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(Source: Vanderburgh Co. Sheriff's Department) (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Sheriff's Department)
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) -

An Evansville woman is in jail tonight after police say she left six young children alone in a car.

Officers arrested 39-year-old Crystal Uziekalla when they noticed the children sitting in a car outside the emergency room at Deaconess Hospital.

Police tell us there were five toddlers and a baby in the locked car and it took them nearly ten minutes to locate the mother.

Reports show the mother was with a friend who was a patient in the ER.

Uziekalla is charged with six counts of child neglect.

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