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Dublin: 2°C Sunday 17 January 2021

Police rescue baby trapped in car on hottest day of the year

Police said the incident was the fault of the vehicle and not the owner.

POLICE IN LONDON yesterday had to smash the window of a car to free a baby trapped inside on the country’s hottest day of the year so far.

The Evening Standard reports the eight-month-old’s mother accidentally left her keys in the car when she got out of it and then became locked out herself.

Temperatures hit almost 23 degrees yesterday in the city.

The mother called police in for assistance and officers smashed a window to get into the car and free the baby.

Kingston police have said the incident was the fault of the vehicle rather than the owner.

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