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NY Dad Forgets Baby in Car for 8 Hours on Cold Day

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COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a New York man who left his 1-year-old son in his car for eight hours in frigid weather hasn’t been charged.

Police in the Albany suburb of Colonie say the man forgot to drop off his son at day care and left the child strapped in the back seat of the car when he parked outside his office Thursday morning.

Officials say the man didn’t realize his mistake until he returned to the car around 4 p.m. He called for an ambulance and the boy was checked out at a hospital and released. Police say the baby didn’t suffer any injuries despite temperatures that didn’t top 15 degrees.

Police said Friday that they haven’t determined yet if the father would be charged, but their investigation is continuing.

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  • weasel

    Yep and I am sure he didn’t forget to indulge in his substances as needed. Take the kid away period.

  • my3boys

    I’m by far saying it was right but really he might not usually drop his I’d off and if the kid fell asleep they aren’t making noise so I don’t think this dad intended on doing this, huge mistake o. His part at least the baby’s ok and unlike the Bedford story where the kid wad beat and died