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Police: Man left 2-yr-old daughter in car for over 30 minutes

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A man was arrested in west Charlotte Friday after he left his daughter in a car in parking lot for over a half hour, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Emergency crews responded to the call at the Walmart on Wilkinson Boulevard shortly after 4 p.m.

Once on scene, they found a 2-year-old girl in car. They say her father, Robert Bustle, III, 44, had left her in the car for over 30 minutes.

The temperature in Charlotte was 87 degrees around 4 p.m.

"It's very upsetting. I don't think he meant any harm, but obviously it's a messed up thing to do," said the child's mother, Harriet Newlander.

Bustle was arrested on scene.

Officials say the girl was flushed, but is expected to be okay.

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