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3-year-old abandoned at mall: Just a mix-up or more serious?

3-year-old abandoned at mall: Just a mix-up or more serious?

Three-year-old Audrey was left -- just her and her car seat -- at a Los Angeles mall this weekend in an incident with echoes of "Home Alone."

In the plot of the 1990 comedy film, the McCallister family is in such a hurry to take their Christmas trip to Paris that they manage to leave 8-year-old Kevin behind.

But in the plot of this real-life mini-drama, family members said Audrey was left at valet parking at the Grove after a mix-up over a Christmas photo session with Santa.

So how did the little girl with the impish smile manage to be left with a parking attendant on Saturday, sparking a search for relatives and an investigation by the Los Angeles County...

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