Some other shoppers believed that was a problem in itself, and took action.

Hatke news, New Zealand woman leaves baby inside locked car and goes shopping
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A man whose family parked next to the vehicle at the Pak’nSave Porirua carpark in Wellington about 9am on Saturday saw the baby and said they were shocked, reported.

“It was written from the baby’s perspective, and it said, ‘My mum’s in doing the shopping, call her if I need anything’, and it had the cellphone number,” he said.