Woman charged with leaving 2 children unattended

Woman charged with leaving 2 children unattended

Woman charged with leaving 2 children unattended

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on August 7, 2013 at 3:52 PM

HAMPTON-- A Hampton woman is facing charges after two young children were left unattended Tuesday.

Police charged 24-year-old Caitlin C. Nelson Hampton with misdemeanor child neglect.

Cpl. Mary Shackelford with the Hampton Police Division said officers found a 3-year-old girl and her 4-year-old brother around 1:30 p.m. on Discovery Road.

Shackelford said the children left their yard without their parent knowing.

Police did not comment on Hampton's relationship to the children.

The children will remain in the home with their parents, Shackelford said.

Child Protective Services was called and will continue to follow up with the incident. 

Police said the children didn't sustain any injuries.
 

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