A man from New Leake has been cautioned by police after he left his baby daughter locked inside a car outside a Skegness store for an hour on Sunday.
A Lincolnshire Police spokesman confirmed the force was called to the Tesco car park at about 3pm after a member of the public called concerned about the one-year-old.
They confirmed CCTV had been reviewed and shown the 30-year-old man entering the store with a his three-year-old child.
Officers had not needed to break into the car, they said, because the man returned to the vehicle while they were attending.
He was arrested on suspicion of child neglect and later recieved a caution.