La Porte police investigate child neglect

LA PORTE, Ind. -- La Porte police have sent charges of neglect to the county prosecutor's office after a case of child neglect was investigated at the Country Acres apartment complex.

Police say they responded Monday afternoon to investigate two young children who were left alone.


The witness told police she was performing property inspections.


When she arrived at the apartment she knocked on the door but no one answered.


She went in and found two six-year-old boys who were alone.


There was also an odor of marijuana in the apartment.

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