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A Largo mother was arrested after leaving her two children at a Family Dollar parking lot on Wednesday, police said.

The Largo Police Department said Merissa Susan Bowers was arrested for DUI and two counts of child neglect without great bodily harm. She was found by law enforcement at her home intoxicated, and Largo police said she didn’t know where her kids were.

Bowers drove to the Family Dollar with her two kids on Wednesday in a gold minivan, according to police. Her two kids went into the store, but when they came back outside, they found out Bowers was no longer at the Family Dollar, Largo police confirmed.
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