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An Eastern Kentucky man is facing charges after a child is found alone in the street

Police arrested a Rowan County man after they say he allowed a young child to wander alone on a busy road. Police say witnesses located a small child in the road on the crosswalk at West Main Street and Kentucky 519 in Morehead on Monday evening. the child was moved away form the road while officials searched for her parents. Officers eventually made contact with the childs stepfather at a nearby home. Police arrested 27 year old Jeffrey McGuire and charged him with 1st degree wanton endangerment. McGuire told officers he was half asleep on the bed.

Filed under: Rowan Co. | Arrests | Police investigate


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