Dad Loses Baby He Left in Car to Watch Strippers

Authorities meeting with boy's relatives
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 14, 2010 3:51 AM CDT
Dad Loses Baby He Left in Car to Watch Strippers
Dad's year-old son dozed in car as he watched strippers 'til the wee hours.   (?it290)

(Newser) – A New Zealand dad has lost his baby to child welfare authorities after he left the boy in his car for hours yesterday while he went to a bar to watch strippers. A passer-by spotted the tot dozing at 3 in the morning and called police. Leaving a child alone in a car at night is an "extreme form of neglect," said a child welfare official. Authorities are meeting with relatives to help plan the baby's future, reports AP.
(Read more child welfare stories.)

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