Monroe woman charged after leaving toddler twins in car at Walmart

A Monroe woman was arrested Wednesday afternoon after leaving her children in a car at Walmart.

Union County Sheriff's Office arrested Paula Sue Burns at the Indian Trail Walmart

A woman reported seeing the kids left alone in the car and called authorities, according to police. Investigators say the mother left twin 2-year-old boys in the car while she went in to shop.

Burns was charged with misdemeanor child abuse. The children were taken into custody by the Department of Social Services.