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New Jersey Father Leaves 3-Year-Old Son in Car for Hours During Saturday’s Heatwave

By rlsmetro on
New Jersey

Police arrested an Atlantic City Man after they say he left his 3-year-old son in a hot car for hours while he dined in a local restaurant.

According to Egg Harbor Township Police, Mr. Brandon Morgan, 32, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

Authorities say officers responded around 1:30 a.m Saturday, to the Chickie's and Pete's in the English Creek Center shopping center in the Cardiff section of town.

According to police, when they arrived, they noticed that good Samaritans had already removed the child from the vehicle.

Police say the bystanders told them that the boy was left unattended, inside the parked car while temperatures soared to upper 90-degrees.

Egg Harbor Township EMS Squad treated the boy at the scene.

Morgan was processed and released on a summons with a date to appear in court according to police.

There were no serious injuries.