NORTH LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A man was arrested in North Las Vegas last month after police officers rescued a baby from inside of a vehicle.
A person who parked next to the vehicle called police. It is not known how long the child was left unattended.
In the video, a police sergeant can be seen giving water to the screaming baby.
32-year-old Mitchel Hooks was arrested. He is facing charges of child abuse and leaving an unattended child in a car.
He was reportedly gambling in a nearby casino. The temperature was 100 degrees at the time of the incident.
Hooks posted bail on July 17. He is due in court on Aug. 31.