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FT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami/AP) — A Lauderhill woman was taken into custody and charged after police say she left her three children alone in a car while she was in a supermarket.

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Davie Police say that on Saturday, 34-year-old Marialie Sainville ran into a Publix and left her children — ages 1, 3 and 6 — by themselves in her car. Police say she was inside for about four minutes before someone saw the children and called 911.

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Sainville was arrested and charged with three counts of child neglect without bodily harm.

The children have since been placed with their father.

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In court Sunday, an attorney representing Sainville told Broward Judge Jeffrey Levenson that she had ties to the community and “has lived here a long, long time.”