Police in Telford arrested a man for child neglect last night.
Officers say the man was arrested after leaving his 2-year-old and 5-year-old children alone at home.
Police tweeted to say the young children were left alone for over an hour.
The man was also further arrested on suspicion of burglary when it appeared he had left the children in order to commit acquisitive crime.
Male #Arrested for #ChildNeglect after leaving his 2 & 5 year old kids at home alone for over an hour tonight— TelfordCops (@TelfordCops) October 11, 2019
He was then further arrested on suspicion of #Burglary when it then appeared he had left them in order to go out & commit acquisitive crime!