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Police: Woman arrested after leaving two patients in hot car

Posted August 6, 2015 11:29 p.m. EDT
Updated August 7, 2015 2:04 p.m. EDT

Turissa Bright

— A woman was arrested and charged with abuse Thursday after police say she left two disabled, elderly patients locked in a hot car.

According to police, Turissa Bright, left two women, ages 73 and 75 in a car while she shopped.

The two women were taken to a hospital and are expected to survive.

Bright was being held in the Wake County Detention Center under a $500,000 bond.