PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A man is facing charges after leaving a 2-year-old child in a car outside of the Rivers Casino on Monday.

According to police, Forme Balebako, 35, of Swissvale, told officers he went into the casino to use the restroom and then decided to play the slots around 10:23 a.m.

Police said his daughter was left in the locked car in the garage for a little over 20 minutes. The garage was cool and the child was found to be in good health by medics.

Balebako is being charged with endangering the welfare of a child and has been banned from the Rivers Casino for life.


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