Melvin Marroquin, of Maryland, arrested for allegedly leaving 2-year-old daughter in hot car in Huntington

Melvin Marroquin will be arraigned on charges of

Melvin Marroquin will be arraigned on charges of endangering the welfare of a child and reckless endangerment. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

A father has been arrested after he allegedly left his daughter in a hot car while he went shopping in Huntington.

Police responded to a 911 call from a shopper reporting a child left alone inside a pickup truck in the parking lot at a shopping complex in Huntington. When they arrived on the scene, police say the 2-year-old girl was strapped into a carseat and they had to break the windows...

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