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07/05/2018 17:06 EDT | Updated 07/05/2018 17:06 EDT

Woman Charged After Ontario Police Rescue Child From Hot Car

The child was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

TEMISKAMING SHORES, Ont. — Ontario provincial police say a woman has been charged after officers rescued a child locked in a hot car.

Police say they received a call Wednesday afternoon reporting a small child locked in a vehicle in Temiskaming Shores, Ont.

When officers arrived, they were told the child had been in the vehicle for approximately 20 minutes.

The officers broke a window and rescued the child from what they described as "extreme heat."

The child was taken to hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

A 20-year-old woman is charged with failing to provide the necessaries of life and is to appear in court in Haileybury, Ont., on July 24.