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State Investigating Pinehurst Day-Care Center

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PINEHURST, N.C. — The state is investigating a Moore County day care that forgot a 4-year-old in a park.

Tate Hess, 4, was on a field trip last week with St. Josephs of the Pines Generations Daycare Center. Teachers made a mistake in the headcount and accidentally left without him.

Another mother found Tate and called police. Now, state officials said they are investigating.