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Little boys found in street, two charged with neglect


September 30, 2018

Two women have been charged with child neglect after a pair of little boys was found walking barefoot in 60 degree weather in the middle of Barnes Street in Alva. A concerned citizen contacted law enforcement after seeing the children, ages 6 and 3, who were in shorts. The older boy was also shirtless.

Woods County Undersheriff Keith Dale was notified by dispatch to go to the area around Longfellow Elementary School to look for the boys and a dog about 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22. He located the children just west of the intersection of First and Barnes. The six-year-old was dressed onl...

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