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Man Due In Court After Leaving Baby Alone In Car For 10 Hours

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It's understood the child was taken to Temple Street Children's Hospital

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 Gardaí 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.

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