12-Year-Old Boy Smashes Car's Window To Save Child Locked Inside

A 12-year-old boy is being deemed a hero after he smashed the windshield of a car to save a toddler who was trapped inside on one of the hottest days of the year in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It all started when he heard the screams coming from a car parked in a department store lot. 

The 12-year-old boy and his mom were walking into a store when they heard the baby crying inside a car, they looked in saw the car was locked and the toddler trapped inside. The heat index for the day was up to 116 degrees according to Fox 23 so the boy and his mom didn't take a second thought about breaking into the car to save the child.  

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He grabbed a metal strap and used it to begin smashing the window to the car, he eventually moved to the windshield where was able to make bigger cracks. He was able to stomp on the windshield some more before he was able to get inside to unlock the car and free the baby.

The news station reported the baby was okay although red-faced from being in such high temperatures. The police came on the scene and did find the mother of the infant inside the shoe store where they issued her a fine, they decided not to arrest her for child neglect.

His mother shared photos of the broken windshield on the car after the situation on social media writing, "This is what happens when you leave a baby inside a locked car with the windows rolled up."

As for the 12-year-old boy he says, "I didn't think any of this was going to happen, I just thought I was going to go to Ross to just go buy some shoes."

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