Woman charged with leaving 2 and 3-year-old children alone overnight

November 29, 2017 06:08 PM

A woman is facing charges in Rensselaer after police say they found a toddler walking the streets.

Police say they found a 2-year-old child walking in the area of Green Street on Wednesday morning.

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Officers tell NewsChannel 13 they then found the child's 3-year-old brother home alone.

Chelsea Sawyer is charged. Police say the children were left home from 10:30 at night, until Wednesday morning, while she went to work and then went out after work.

She is facing two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.


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