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Ontario Man Charged After Leaving 2-Year-Old Home Alone With The Door Unlocked, Police Say

"Officers attended an apartment unit close to downtown where they found the child asleep."

Guelph police charged a man with child abandonment over the weekend after he left a two-year-old child home alone.

According to the police report, officers stopped the suspect's vehicle at around 8:35 a.m. on Sunday after seeing his licence plate and discovering he was wanted.

After the man was arrested, he confessed to the police that his two-year-old child was home alone with the door unlocked.

"Officers attended an apartment unit close to downtown where they found the child asleep. She was not harmed and was placed in the custody of a relative," an excerpt from the report reads.

The 27-year-old suspect is facing several charges including driving while suspended, possessing a controlled substance, and abandoning a child.

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