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15-Month-Old Child Found Wandering Overnight

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HAZLETON — Police plan to charge parents with child endangerment after their child was found wandering the streets early Wednesday.

It happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday near Wyoming and Noble Streets in Hazleton.

Police said Leslie Peguero, 19, and Nelson De Jesus, 23, both of Hazleton, got into an argument and left their 15-month-old child alone wandering the streets.

Both parents face charges of endangering the welfare of children.


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