Mom charged after kids found in car alone

Breanna Prechelle Muriel.

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH)- A New Haven mother has been charged with 2 counts of Leaving a Child Unattended after her kids were found inside her car in a condo complex parking lot.

Breanna Prechelle Muriel already had an outstanding arrest warrant out of New Haven. The children, ages 1 and 9, appeared to be unharmed and temperatures were at 68 – 69 degrees.

According to police, Muriel left the children unattended for a brief period of time while she looked for her lost keys inside of the apartment.

She will be back in court on August 14, 2014.

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