Wichita police arrest 3 after toddlers found

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police have placed two toddlers in protective custody after they were found crying and wandering outside a home.

The Wichita Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/19kf5U0 ) a neighbor spotted the 1-year-old boy and 2-year-old girl Wednesday morning and called 911. Lt. Doug Nolte says responding officers then found the children and began looking for their home.

They spotted an open door to a house in a block next to Interstate 35. Nolte says several adults inside the home were “unresponsive due to alcohol and/or drugs.” He says the toddlers had awakened and wandered outside in search of something to eat.

Three people were arrested, including a 23-year-old woman and a 50-year-old man. Nolte says the children’s 21-year-old mother wasn’t arrested.

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Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, http://www.kansas.com

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