Dad left 2-year-old in car in 84-degree heat while he shopped in mall: police -

The child's father was located inside the shopping mall.

A possible tragedy was averted when a passerby alerted police that a small child was left alone inside a car parked at Newport Centre mall in Jersey City Sunday afternoon as the temperatures were reaching a steamy 84 degrees, police said.

Jersey City police responded at 3:08 p.m. to a report of a child in the car and found a 2-year-old girl alone inside a 2018 Volvo parked on the top floor of the mall's...

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