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Teen charged after toddler found wandering alone in Odessa

Odessa Police Department vehicle. (CBS 7 File Photo)
Odessa Police Department vehicle. (CBS 7 File Photo)(KOSA)
Published: Feb. 2, 2021 at 2:57 PM CST
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ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - A teenager has been charged after a toddler was found wandering alone in an alley on Tuesday morning.

According to the Odessa Police Department, officers were called to an alley in the 1600 block of Patton for a report of a found child at 9:27 a.m.

Police were able to find the toddler’s home an hour later.

A 16-year-old who was watching the toddler has now been charged with Endangering a Child.

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