Day Care Employees Go Home Leaving 2-year-old Locked Inside

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) _ Police in Palm Beach County had to break a window to get inside a child care center after a 2-year-old girl was left alone when employees locked up for the day.

Riviera Beach police say the girl’s father found the doors locked at the Life Span child care center when he arrived about 5:45 Thursday.

When he couldn’t reach anyone on the center’s staff, he called police.

Television station WPTV ( ) reports officers looked through the center’s windows, searching for the child.

An officer spotted her and broke the window to get inside.

The child was not harmed.

Riviera Beach police are investigating.

The child’s family told the television station they will be looking for another child care center for the girl.