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Police: 5 Children Left Inside Vehicle In Port Richmond

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Police say the children were in the temporary care of 39 year old Karin Thompson who was operating a daycare facility out of her residence Police say the children were in the temporary care of 39 year old Karin Thompson who was operating a daycare facility out of her residence
Philadelphia Police responded to the Shoprite located on the 3700 block of Aramingo Avenue after they were alerted to a report of children being left unattended inside a vehicle in the parking lot on Tuesday around 11 a.m. Philadelphia Police responded to the Shoprite located on the 3700 block of Aramingo Avenue after they were alerted to a report of children being left unattended inside a vehicle in the parking lot on Tuesday around 11 a.m.

NORTH PHILADELPHIA-Philadelphia Police responded to the Shoprite located on the 3700 block of Aramingo Avenue after they were alerted to a report of children being left unattended inside a SUV in the parking lot on Tuesday around 11 a.m.

According to authorities, the children ranged in age, from 6 months to 9-years-old, and were from an in-home daycare. Investigators say that  the daycare operator, Karin Thompson, was inside the store shopping.

Police say the SUV was locked with the air conditioning running in the car. According to police, the children were left alone for at least a half hour.

The children were taken to St. Christopher’s Hospital for evaluation as a precaution, then they were taken to the Special Victims Unit. The children are said to be in good condition.

Thompson was transported to Special Victims Unit where she charged with: 5 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child; 5 counts of Reckless Endangering another Person.

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