Four-year-old found alone near busy Shreveport road, teen cousin arrested - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Four-year-old found alone near busy Shreveport road, teen cousin arrested

Three children left alone at a Queensborough home sit outside while police investigate. Three children left alone at a Queensborough home sit outside while police investigate.
Police indicate that 18-year-old Kimber Moore, shown being arrested, said she left the home to go to the store. Police indicate that 18-year-old Kimber Moore, shown being arrested, said she left the home to go to the store.

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A four-year-old child found trying to cross a major Shreveport intersection alone led police to arrest the toddler's cousin.

Eighteen-year-old Kimber Moore now faces a charge of child desertion.

The little boy was spotted Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Hearne Ave. and Lakeshore Dr. The child led police to his home a few blocks away where they found two other children. Police say they found unacceptable conditions and no adult supervision.

When Moore returned to the Queensborough neighborhood home, police were there waiting for her. Police indicate that Moore said she left the home to go to the store.

The children are in a neighbor's care while Child Protective Services investigate.        

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