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Police: Mom left boy in car while she gambled at Md. casino

Police said they’ve charged a woman with leaving her 3-year-old son in a car outside the Horseshoe Casino while she gambled.

Someone flagged down officers in the Baltimore casino’s parking garage on Saturday afternoon and police say they found the boy sleeping in a locked car with the window cracked open a few inches. They say he was left with a juice box and a tablet.

Police say the boy’s mother, 25-year-old Jade Loren Germany of Landover, was found inside playing roulette. According to a police report, Germany told police she left the boy alone in the car because she needed money.

The boy was turned over to Child Protective Services. Online court records show Germany is charged with reckless endangerment and leaving the child confined and unattended.