February 18, 2014

Gibsonton parents arrested for leaving 14-month-old girl in car while at bar

A 41-year-old man has been charged with child abuse without great bodily harm after leaving his 14-month-old child unattended in a vehicle. Brett Klein of Gibsonton was reportedly drinking with the baby’s mother at a bar at 5717 18th St. E. at around 11 p.m. Monday and stayed for about an hour while the child was alone, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

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