A McClellandtown man is behind bars after police allege he left his 8-month-old child alone at an apartment in Greene County while he went to a bar.

David Swaney was charged before Magisterial District Judge Lee Watson with endangering the welfare of a child, public drunkenness, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief following the incident Thursday.

State police said the charges were filed after Swaney left his child unattended at an apartment in Wayne Village, Franklin Township, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. while he went drinking at a local bar.

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