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Man Shatters Car Window to Rescue Baby Inside Sweltering Car

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A Pine Bluff Walmart customer broke a window Wednesday afternoon to rescue a baby from a hot car after an employee heard the baby's cries.

"Well, when I was coming off my job I was going to my car, and there was right there right park right parked right next to me and I just heard the baby screaming and hollering," said Walmart employee, Becky Turner.

"I tried all the doors and windows. They were locked. I had to - there wasn't a dry bone on her... No," said Thomas Mitchell, the man who rescued the child.

 The baby was taken to a hospital for observation.

Pine Bluff Police took the father, Kevin Spink, from Plattville, Wisconsin into custody.

Spink is charged with first degree endangerment of the welfare of a minor, which is a felony.

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