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Baby Rescued From 115-Degree Car Returned To Mother

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According to police, the 14-month girl found locked inside a sweltering 115-degree car on Thursday while her father, 38-year-old Glendale resident Edik Magardomyan, filled a prescription at Costco, was released to her mother later that evening, reports the Glendale News-Press.

The child, who was not injured in the 15 minute or more ordeal, was initially taken to the Burbank Police Department and it was unclear if she would be returned to her mother or placed with Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Service.

The girl’s father, who was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment, was released the same day on $100,000 bail. According to officials, charges have not yet been filed against Magardomyan by the LA District Attorney.