Pasco woman arrested after leaving 4-year-old to care for sibling, 2, alone

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A Pasco County woman was arrested Monday after leaving her four-year-old and two-year-old children home alone.

According to an affidavit, deputies were dispatched to a home for a welfare check.  A deputy made contact with the four-year-old girl, who said she was alone and in charge of her two-year-old sibling.

Kristy Miller, 26, told deputies she had been at Walmart shopping for a new phone.  Miller admitted to being out of the house for approximately two hours.

A witness confirmed he or she was with Miller from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Miller was arrested on child neglect charges.


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