POLICE are urging motorists not to leave children unattended in parked vehicles following an incident in Oberon.
A witness noticed a young child in the rear seat of an unattended vehicle parked on Oberon Road at Oberon about 5.25pm last Friday, December 5.
A short time later, the concerned witness notified officers attached to Chifley Police District who attended immediately due to concerns for the welfare of the child.
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Police found the child unsupervised and despite efforts were unable to gain a response from outside the vehicle.
Due to the conditions, with Oberon reaching a maximum temperature of 25 degrees Celsius on Friday, officers forced entry to the vehicle via a window.
A short time later, a 22-year-old woman arrived and unlocked the car.
The three-year-old girl was checked by NSW Ambulance personnel and was not taken to hospital.
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