The father was identified to be Daniel Mitchell, 18, was captured by surveillance cameras pulling in to a parking space at Sunset Shopping Center in Siusun City, California. Click to read more
A barber who was working nearby spotted the car seat afterwards and rescued the baby just two minutes later
He is charged with felony hit-and-run, child endangerment, child abandonment, committing a felony while on bail and possession of suspected cocaine.
The teenager was on bail for burglary at the time of the incident.
The boy's mother, Mitchell's wife, was unaware of his plans and is not facing any charges.