PALM COAST, Fla. (CBS Tampa) - A local man is facing child neglect charges after he reportedly left an infant in the care of a pit bull while he went out to drink.
The mother of the 10-month old left her child in the care of 41-year-old James Irvine, WESH is reporting. However, Irvine soon abandoned the child to go out drinking.
He allegedly told her that, though he had been at a bar, he did not leave the child alone – rather, it was in the care of a pit bull.
According to reports, the dog was seated outside the room where the child was left. The door was shut, and the child was allegedly crying, WESH additionally learned.
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