A father playing with his son at a laundromat... put him in a washing machine.
Witnesses say the man didn't know it would turn on.
The frantic moments as people worked to save the boy were caught on camera.
Diana Rocco has the story.
Surveillance video that will make you gasp.
A father puts his one year old in a washer at a Camden New Jersey laundromat and closes the door.. Never expecting the washer to start but it does… …
Who does that!!! Who puts a child in a washing machine. Not in a dryer, not for play, not no where…
I saw him shoved the baby in the washer… right behind you.
Stunned witnesses watched as the frantic mom and dad quickly try to get the door open but can't.
That's when they run for help… for more than a minute you can see the child flipping around inside the machine as it starts filling with water…
They very scared… He said this one happened by accident, somebody start the machine already.
But he didn't know that…
Worker Kong Enh starts moving tables to get to the circuit breaker … quickly flipping all the switches finally the machine stops…
I wait for machine to unlock and I pull baby out…
Enh says the dad had been playing with his son in the dryer early.
The dad was very apologetic but grateful he saved his baby's life…
I feel good because I saw the baby and he still alive.
I'm very proud of my worker. He's been with me 8 years I couldn't find anyone better…
The owner posted the video on YouTube and we showed it to other customers who couldn't believe their eyes…
Lucky he didn't drown, he didn't die very lucky he's still here.
They should've never did that. They should've never put the baby in there.
Authorities say they have not identified the father.
They don't believe they will pursue criminal charges.
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