New York couple arrested after leaving 4-year-old boy alone in car outside sex shop

NORTH STONINGTON, Conn. — A New York couple was arrested Saturday after leaving their 4-year-old boy unattended in their car while they went into buy items at an adult store, investigators said.

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Connecticut State Police said troopers were responded around 8 p.m. to the parking lot of Amazing Intimate Essentials Adult Store after the child was found in the car, WTNH reported.

Investigators did not see a parent or guardian around, so they went into the store. Troopers said the boy’s 25-year-old mother, Victoria Mortensen, and her partner Monae J. Blake, 28, had been in the store for about 15 minutes, The Day reported.

Mortensen was arrested and charged with risk of injury to a minor and leaving a child unsupervised in a motor vehicle. She was released on $7,500 bond, The Day reported.

Blake was arrested and charged with leaving a child unsupervised in a motor vehicle. She was released on $5,000 bond.

The Department of Children and Families were notified.

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Posted by Connecticut State Police - Troop E Montville on Sunday, April 11, 2021