Dad accused of leaving toddler at shopping center

MASSAPEQUA - A Massapequa dad is accused of leaving his toddler alone at a local shopping center. Police say Wayne Voigt, 37, left his 2-year-old daughter at Carmans Plaza in Massapequa on Saturday.

Cops say an off-duty New York City police officer found the child and called 911. Meanwhile, News 12 Long Island has learned Voigt walked back home not realizing his daughter was missing. When Voigt and his wife went back for the little girl, cops say he was high on prescription pills and arrested him. Voigt is facing charges of endangering the welfare of a child.

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