US man leaves baby in car to enjoy strip club | Inquirer News

US man leaves baby in car to enjoy strip club

/ 06:47 AM April 06, 2016
AFP FILE PHOTO

AFP FILE PHOTO

LOS ANGELES, United States — A California man is facing up to six years in prison for leaving his nine-month-old baby girl alone in a parked car while he went into a strip club.

Los Angeles district attorney Jackie Lacey said in a statement on Tuesday that Auwin Dargin, 24, had been charged with child abuse in the incident that took place in March.

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Authorities said employees at the strip club and neighboring businesses rescued the baby after hearing her cries and then called police.

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The club’s employees said they became suspicious after noticing Dargin leave the venue every 15 minutes on the afternoon of March 9 and then returning.

Local news reports said he was in the middle of a lap dance when the club’s manager informed him that his child had been found.

The baby appeared disoriented and was taken to a nearby hospital, suffering from mild dehydration, authorities said.

Dargin has pleaded not guilty in the case.

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