BENSALEM, Pa. – Bensalem police said a Philadelphia mother faces child endangerment charges for allegedly leaving two children inside her car for nearly six hours while she gambled at Parx Casino.
The incident occurred Aug. 1st, when 35-year-old Sharon Balek left her 15-year-old and 8-year-old girls inside the car while she played the slots, police said.
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