Baby on board - father left on Cleveland platform

A dad facing charges for leaving his baby on a departing train. Image CBS News

A dad facing charges for leaving his baby on a departing train. Image CBS News

A train takes off with an unaccompanied baby inside.

The train doors closed as he was on the platform, the train - and baby - then left without him.

According to the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, the baby was left on a train heading westbound from the Windermere station on the morning of January 12 as the father stepped off to smoke a cigarette on the platform.

The man started running, frantically trying to stop the train but it was too late.

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An Ohio dad was temporarily separated from his baby after he left the child on a train that departed without him.

Luckily, a passenger called the authorities and officials returned to the station, where the father was reunited with the child immediately.

Authorities say the dad is not facing any charges for the incident.

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