BREA (CBSLA.com) —  Police in Brea said they arrested two parents Sunday after authorities found a child left in a hot car in a parking lot.

Ho Kim, 33 and her husband Tae Kim, 35, both residents of Fullerton, were booked into the Brea City Jail. They are both being held on bail of $100,000 each.

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Police said they were called to a parking lot located at the Brea Mall around 4:45 p.m.

They found a 3-year-old girl inside a black Nissan Quest van with an internal temperature of 104 degrees, authorities said.

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Police were able to instruct the girl on how to open the car doors.

It was estimated the child was left in the car for 15-20 minutes while her parents reportedly shopped inside the mall.

Authorities want to remind the public that it is dangerous to leave children, pets or seniors inside a parked vehicle. It can often be 20-30 degrees hotter inside the car than it is outside — within minutes.

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