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Investigation After Baby Girl Left Alone In Car

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A man is due in court later after a baby girl was allegedly left alone in a car in Dublin for up to 10 hours.

A massive garda search was launched in Clondalkin on Saturday night.

The Irish Daily Star reports a man walked into Clondalkin Garda Station at around 2am on Saturday.

He said a 10 month old baby girl was alone in a car which was parked somewhere in north Dublin.

A massive garda search was launched with gardai able to focus on a 5 kilometre area.

Officers then searched cars one by one until the baby was found at around 4am.

It's understood the child was taken to Temple Street Children's Hospital but received a clean bill of health.

A man has been arrested and charged and is due in court later.

Gardaí said in a statement: ''Gardaí in Clondalkin investigating an alleged offence under the Children’s Act 2001 have charged a male to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice (CCJ), Court No. 4, on Monday 23rd October 2023 at 10.30am.

As a person has been charged to appear before Court and the investigation involves a child An Garda Síochána is not in a position to provide any further comment.''

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