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Charges - Alice Springs

Monday 14-Mar-2016 09:53

Northern Territory Police have charged a 53-year-old man after they were alerted to two children left unattended in a vehicle on 10 March.

Assistant Commissioner Jeanette Kerr said members of the Southern Child Abuse Taskforce were alerted to the incident by a concerned member of the public.

“It is believed that the children, aged one and two, were left in a shopping centre carpark for at least 20 minutes,” she said.

Police charged the man with:

  • Recklessly endanger - Serious harm x 2
  • Endanger life of child by exposure x 2
  • Leave ignition keys in unattended vehicle

He has been bailed to appear in Alice Springs Magistrates Court today.