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Phoenix PD: Woman arrested after overdosing in car with two kids in back seat

PHOENIX (KPNX) — A person was arrested and another cited and released after they were found passed out in a car with two young children in the backseat, according to police.

According to police, 30-year-old Kayla Renteria was driving the vehicle and was arrested for child endangerment. Her adult passenger was cited and released for child endangerment charges.

Kayla Renteria/ Phoenix Police Department via 12 News

Police said the car was parked outside the Walmart near 51st Avenue and Indian School Road in west Phoenix Wednesday night.

The children were unharmed and placed with family, police said.  

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