Daytona Beach police said Kenneth Rowe, 26, asked the clerk at Sharks Liquor Store to watch his 11-month-old infant Sunday night and left without the baby, WFTV, Jacksonville, Fla., reported Wednesday.
The clerk said the baby seemed hungry and bore a rash on the side of his face.
Police said the baby was turned over to the Department of Children and Families and the father is facing child neglect charges.
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