Couple faces charges for leaving child in car during bar visit
Updated: Wednesday, April 17 2013, 09:07 AM EDT
MINNESOTA (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A Minnesota couple is facing charges accused of leaving their handicapped child in a car while they were drinking in a bar.
Police say they had two other kids inside with them while the 7-year old slept in the van.
Witnesses called police after seeing the child alone for nearly half an hour.
After waiting by the vehicle for ten minutes police went into the bar and tracked down the couple.
They say they were well over the legal limit.
Both parents were each charged with two counts of child neglect or endangerment.