Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Dad leaves kids alone during his visitation time; kids found wandering the streets alone while dad passed out in car on drugs (Southfield, Michigan)

Wonder in UNNAMED DAD's visitation was court-ordered. But notice we aren't told that.

Southfield police: 3 children left alone; dad arrested on drug charge

Police say dad left children home alone

Published On: 1 h Updated 12 m

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. - Southfield police said three siblings -- an 8-year-old boy, a 5-year-old girl and a 2-year-old girl -- were found wandering alone early Wednesday morning.

Police said the children were staying with their 34-year-old father at the Arbor Lofts, which are near Evergreen Road and Civic Center Drive, but he was found slumped over the wheel of his car just after 7 a.m. in a nearby TGI Friday’s parking lot.

Police said it appears the children had been alone since 3 a.m.

The father was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle under the influence of narcotics and child neglect.