Clarksburg man charged with child neglect

CLARKSBURG,W.Va. (WDTV)-- A Clarksburg man is behind bars after police say he left his child unattended in a hot car for at least a half hour.

According to the criminal complaint, Erick Conners was arrested Thursday in the parking lot of Big Lots in Bridgeport. When police arrived they found a one-year-old in a minivan who was soaking wet with sweat and the child could barley keep his eyes open.

The boy was taken to United Hospital Center.

Conners was charged with child neglect creating risk of injury.