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Clearwater police: Parents slept while 3-year-old wandered neighborhood

CLEARWATER – Two parents were arrested on charges of child neglect Wednesday after their 3-year-old boy wandered the neighborhood while the parents slept, police said.

The child left the home at 10 a.m. Wednesday and was gone for at least an hour while Friday Ellen Southworth, 34, and Raymond Southworth, 36, slept at home, 2439 Timbercrest Circle E, police said.

The child was found in a neighbor's garage two blocks away.

Clearwater police: Parents slept while 3-year-old wandered neighborhood 10/15/09 [Last modified: Thursday, October 15, 2009 10:56am]

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