Police: Man left infant in car to return gift

NEWARK, Del. - November 28, 2010

He left the car running the whole time.

40-year-old William Moultrie, of Newark, is under arrest. Police say he locked the infant in the car outside the Sears along Eagle Run Road in Newark around 6:30 Saturday night.

The baby was reportedly in there for nearly half an hour.

Police say Moultrie told them he thought it would only take 5 minutes to return the gift.

Moultrie is charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

The Division of Family Services was contacted and the child was turned over to a relative.

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