Police are appealing for witnesses who saw a man drive through Shepparton with his baby daughter on his lap on Thursday.ESTELLE GRIEPINK April 26, 2014 4:18am
Shepparton police Acting Sergeant Shane Kervin said police stopped a Preston man, 36, on Goulburn Valley Fwy north of the Murchison turn-off about 2
‘‘We received five calls from Broadford through to Shepparton in relation to the man driving with a six-month-old on his lap,’’ Acting Sgt Kervin said.
‘‘The callers had concerns for the welfare of the child.’’
Acting Sgt Kervin said the man was taken into custody and interviewed before being released pending summons.
He is expected to be charged with conduct endangering life, dangerous driving and not using appropriate child restraints.
Acting Sgt Kervin said police were shocked with the man’s actions.
‘‘It’s incomprehensible that someone would put their own child at risk like that,’’ he said.
‘‘Unfortunately, he hasn’t really understood why he was taken into custody.’’
Acting Sgt Kervin said police were seeking other witnesses.
‘‘We would like further information from the public to help establish what other offences he may have committed,’’ he said.
The man was driving a dark BMW sedan northbound towards Shepparton and then southbound towards Melbourne between 10
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