Mother arrested after allegedly leaving 2 children home alone

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January 12, 2018 12:00 PM

A Rochester mother is facing multiple charges after police say she left her two young children home alone.

On Friday around 12:50 a.m., officers responded to a home in the 100 block of Ridgeway Avenue for a welfare check. 

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Officers located two children, ages 3 and 1 1/2, alone and inside of the home. At this time, police say it is unknown how long the children were left home alone.

Officers arrested the mother of the children, 22-year-old Sharisa Vazquez, on Friday. 

Vazquez was arraigned and charged with two counts of reckless endangerment in the first degree, two counts of abandonment of a child, and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. 

The two children were transported to Rochester General Hospital. Their conditions are unknown at this time.


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