Pasco County man arrested after leaving kids in hot vehicle while at Publix

Last Updated: Saturday, August 19, 2017

A Pasco County man is accused of leaving three children in a hot car Friday while he shopped for diapers. 

  • Oladele Lyunade arrested after leaving kids in hot vehicle
  • Children were locked in car for 15 minutes
  • Lyunade charged with child neglect

Oladele Lyunade is charged with child neglect for the incident that occurred in a Welsey Chapel Publix parking lot. 

Deputies said the children--ages 6, 4, and 1--were locked in the car with the window rolled up for 15 minutes. 

Deputies said the children were sweating and warm to the tough. Luckily, they were not injured. 

When deputies made contact with Lyunade, he said he was only going to be in the store for a minute, so he left the kids in the vehicle. 

Lyunade was arrested and booked into the Pasco County jail.