Toddlers placed in protective custody

September 29, 2011

Four toddlers were put in protective custody after a maintenance worker found them roaming the property at the Arbors at Cumberland Apartments in Indianapolis on Wednesday afternoon with no adult in sight. Police said the children, ages 2 and 3, were shoeless and half-dressed. Police went door-to-door at the complex but didn’t find their parents until they received a phone call Wednesday night. A man who was supposed to be watching the children apparently left without telling anyone. The mothers initially were placed in police custody but later were released. Charges of neglect might still be filed.