July 29, 2014
A two year old is in protective custody Monday after being left in a burning hot car while authorities say her father was in a brothel.
The Storey County sheriff's department said, Lucien Hoffman, was inside the "Mustang Ranch" when deputies arrived Sunday evening.
Security guards were the first to find his daughter, paramedics who then arrived treated her for dehydration.
Authorities say she'd been left, unattended, for about two hours in 95-degree heat.
Hoffman was arrested for child neglect.
He is being held at the Storey County detention facility on 40-thousand dollars bail.
The sheriff's department says Hoffman who's from Bend, Oregon has joint custody of the girl.