Mum jets abroad, leaves young children to fend for themselves

Mum jets abroad, leaves young children to fend for themselves
Published: 2015 February 14 03:43:02 (8966 Views)
A mother from Manchester, UK, left her two children home alone for three weeks while she went abroad.

The two children, one of who was under the age of ten, were forced to fend for themselves while their mother was out of the country in January.

But on returning to the UK, the unnamed woman was arrested on suspicion of child neglect, and her children are now in the care of foster parents.



The Manchester Evening News reported that there was no food left in the house, and no gas or heating when the children were discovered.

It is believed that the mother only returned home after being alerted to police and children's services investigations, but had originally planned to stay abroad until later in February.

In a statement, Greater Manchester Police said: 'A woman has been arrested on suspicion of child neglect. The female was arrested having re-entered the country in February 2015. The female has been bailed for further enquiries.

'Two children are now in the care of the local authority. It is believed that the female left the UK in mid-January 2015'.



Source - Metro

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