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WILKES-BARRE -- Thanksgiving is no day off for area police.

Cops in Wilkes-Barre say a man faces child endangerment charges. Norberto Ogando, 34, allegedly left a 5-year-old child home alone so he could go to a bar.

According to officers, they found the child wandering outside along Hazle Street early Thursday morning.

Ogando was arrested.

Police say the man also faces charges for possessing a controlled substance.

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