VIDEO: Shoppers smash hot car’s window to rescue children locked inside

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Shoppers at a strip mall in Katy, Texas jumped into action when they spotted two kids inside a hot jeep on Monday afternoon.

They tried to smash the car’s windows to rescue the small boy and girl.

“It was a crazy situation,” said Gabriel Del Valle, who used his cell phone to shoot video of the incident.

“The kids were in there crying,” said Del Valle. “I mean you would understand. It’s real hot.

The children were freed after several minutes and the children’s mother said she had left them temporarily to get a haircut according to KHOU.

No one at the scene called police and the children appeared unharmed.

Read more: KHOU