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Father Leaves Baby In Shopping Cart

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky., Dec. 1 (UPI) — Police say a Kentucky father accidentally left his 6-month-old baby in a shopping cart after a trip to the supermarket.

The incident happened about 4 p.m. Tuesday at a Kroger grocery store in Jessamine County, WLEX-TV, Lexington, reported.

The baby was left in the shopping cart for about 3 minutes before a couple spotted the baby and called police.

“This was an unfortunate accident, but the citizens of this community did a great thing by picking up the child and immediately calling 911,” Kevin Grimes, a Nicholasville Police Department officer, said.

Grimes said the father, Steven Wilcox, drove about 3 blocks before realizing his mistake. He quickly turned around, flagging down a police officer on his way back to the store.

“He was totally distraught about it. He realized he had made a huge mistake, as well as we realized in this situation that people do make mistakes. It was an accident and fortunately it turned out very good this time and in this situation,” Grimes said.

“As a parent, you have to be aware and you always have to be with them,” Janet Hodges, a mother of four and day care worker, said.

Police said they would not press charges against the Jessamine County dad, but the case was turned over to Social Services.

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