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Retired cop comes up with potential lifesaver

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HAMDEN - As temperatures rise, a retired Hartford police officer is trying to bring awareness to the epidemic of children being left in hot cars.

Roberto Alfaro has invented a hook and calls it the "Hooked on Baby" device.

The device hooks onto a child's car seat and then hooks onto anything from a purse to a belt loop to a laptop bag.

It extends to different lengths, eventually stopping to remind parents to take their children out of the car.