WICHITA, Kansas – Wichita police say three children are in protective custody after being found home alone. It happened around 3 a.m. Thursday morning in the 2200 block of East Mossman.
Police received a call that the mother was out at a party and left three children home alone.
Police found the home was infested with bedbugs, and there was very little food.
The mother hasn’t been arrested. Investigators are looking into the case.
The Wichita Police Department says it isn’t unusual to find kids left alone, and officers are increasingly finding cases where parents leaving their kids home alone.