Man left baby in hot car while he went to strip club

The man claimed he simply 'was not thinking'
The man claimed he simply 'was not thinking'

A 24-year-old man has been charged with child abuse in Los Angeles after leaving his baby daughter in a hot car while he visited a strip club.

Sky News say that Auwin Dargin is alleged to have left his daughter in the hot car for up to an hour while he visited Synn Gentleman’s Club earlier this month.

With temperatures reaching 25 degrees passers by heard the baby's screams and released her from the car.

Thankfully, the baby only suffered from mild dehydration and and after treatment she was returned to her mother.

Dargin has pleaded not guilty to child abuse, telling police that he simply 'was not thinking' when the incident happened.

If he is found guilty, he could face up to six years in prison.