Police: Mom left 1-year-old, 3-year-old alone to go grocery shopping

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Wichita, Kan. -- Wichita Police are investigating after a 1 year-old and 3-year-old child were left home alone at an east Wichita apartment complex.

It happened shortly before 1 a.m. Friday morning, when a neighbor noticed the two young children standing on a balcony at the apartment complex and called 911. Police discovered that the children's mother had left them home alone while she went to the grocery store.

The two children, a boy and girl were taken into protective custody. The mother was taken into custody on two counts of endangering a child.

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