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Police: Dad leaves 5-year-old son in car to go in bar

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HILLSBORO, OR (KPTV) -

A man is accused of leaving his 5-year-old son in a car outside a Hillsboro bar, while he went inside to meet a friend.

Police were called out to Malone's Ale House, 1175 N.W. 185th Ave., Thursday night after people in the area spotted the child alone in the car.

Steven Satre, 54, was located by police and arrested. He was booked in the Washington County Jail on the charge of child neglect.

Satre said he went to the bar to meet a friend, according to Hillsboro police. Investigators said the boy was alone in the car for at least 30 minutes.

The child was not hurt and was turned over to his mother, according to police.

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