Detroit – Police were called to the Summit Lanes bowling alley around 12:30 a.m.Sunda on a report of two young children abandoned in a car located in the parking lot. When police arrived they found a 4-year-old and 6-year-old boy inside a locked car.
The boys told officers that they had been in the car for the last two days while their father and thier uncle drove around drinking. They had not eaten in all this time. The responding officers bought the boys some food and arrested the the children’s 28-year-old father and 27-year-old uncle inside of the bowling alley – they were both drunk.
Both men now face face child abandonment charges and the Department of Human Services has gotten involved.
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