Geneva man allegedly leaves child in car for more than 30 minutes

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The Ontario County Office of the Sheriff has reported that on Wednesday, Jason T. Roberts, 28, was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child. 

The Sheriff’s Office said deputies discovered the crime as they were checking on vehicles that were parked in the fire lane at the Geneva Wal-Mart. 

Deputies say store video showed that Roberts had left his 8-month-old son unattended in his vehicle for approximately 37-minutes as he returned bottles and shopped. 

According to deputies, Roberts was issued an appearance ticket and released. He is to appear in Geneva Town Court at a later date to answer the charge.

Deputies say child protective services was also notified.

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