GOODYEAR, AZ (3TV/CBS 5)-- A baby girl was taken to a hospital after it was left in a hot car outside a Target parking lot in Goodyear Sunday afternoon.

The incident occurred near the area of Cotton Lane and Yuma Road.

[VIDEO: Baby doing OK after being left in car on a hot Father's Day in Goodyear]

Goodyear Police said it was the child's aunt who called 911 after the 5-month-old baby was left in a vehicle.

According to court documents released Monday, the child was left inside the vehicle for 50 minutes. Police added the car was not running at the time. 

[WATCH: Mother who left baby in hot car in Goodyear makes first court appearance]

Police say the baby appeared to be "sweating and had redness in her face."

The baby was transported to Phoenix Children's Hospital in stable condition.

Officers spoke to the child's aunt and mother, later identified as 37-year-old Stacey Holly about the incident. 

Court records said Holly blamed it on being distracted. Records said Holly confessed, telling police she should be arrested and agreeing it could have been a death investigation. The report said the baby had minor symptoms of dehydration and an elevated heart rate.

Police said the mom was remorseful and perplexed by what she did.

Eyewitnesses said Holly was sobbing.

"She was with another lady," said eyewitness Michael Todd.  "They were hugging a few times, obviously concerned and distraught, pretty emotional. I don't really know what was going on, but someone went off in the back of a police car, and a child went off in an ambulance."

Holly was later arrested and booked for the incident. Thankfully, it sounds like the child will be okay.

"The child didn't look like it was in very much distress at all," said Todd.  "They loaded up, and then the ambulance waited for all the police to clear out all their vehicles, so the ambulance could continue down the road. The ambulance left with no lights, no sirens, and the child looked pretty normal."

A judge released Holly from jail Monday morning.

[WATCH: Stacey Holly's initial court appearance]

"Your heart goes out to the family," said Todd.  "There's a father out there whose Father's Day has been kind of changed today and obviously a mom whose day has been changed."

 


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