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Baby rescued from hot car in South Bay

SAN DIEGO – A security guard helped rescue a baby that had been left alone in a car during a hot afternoon Wednesday in the South Bay, police said.

Just after 1 p.m., San Diego police received reports that a baby had been left alone in a car with windows rolled up at the South Bay Swap Meet at 2170 Coronado Avenue in Imperial Beach.

When police and paramedics arrived, they found the security guard and others getting the child out of the vehicle.

Paramedics evaluated the infant and determined it did not need to be taken to a hospital.

Child Protective Services is investigating the incident.