Omaha police find cold, crying toddler alone in parked car

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Posted: Thursday, January 2, 2014 12:00 am

A 2-year-old child found cold and alone Wednesday night in a parked car near 50th Street and Ames Avenue has been taken into protective custody.

Officer Michael Pecha, a spokesman for the Omaha Police Department, said officers were called to the parking lot outside a bank at 5018 Ames Ave., about 6:30 p.m. to check on an intoxicated woman who was on the ground. As officers called for an ambulance, they noticed a vehicle in the middle of the lot with the engine off, the lights on and the driver's door open.

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