Police: Baby left with liquor store clerk

Jan. 2, 2013 at 3:54 PM

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Police in Florida said a drunk man who allegedly asked a liquor store clerk to watch his 11-month-old baby is facing child neglect charges.

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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