Son, 4, left in car by mom at mall

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Rochester woman has been arrested after allegedly leaving her 4-year-old in the car while she went to work.

Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies say that Thelma Edwards, 22, left her son in the car for more than two hours while she went to work at TGI Fridays in Victor.

Investigators responded to the call around 7 p.m. Thursday after being alerted by a mall shopper.

Edwards was charged with not only endangering the welfare of a child but also driving with a suspended license.

She will appear in a Farmington Town Court at a later date. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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