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October 4th, 2011
07:21 PM ET

Police: 7 year old faced neglect and abuse

Update:  Boy's mother and stepfather have turned themselves in to Police in Scranton!  (10-5,  4:25pm est) 

A child is found wearing only a t-shirt and diaper after neighbors heard him crying from the basement of his Scranton, PA home.

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Filed under: #WeCanDoBetter • Brooke Baldwin
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  1. Daniel Holt

    Very well Said Thank you!........ for caring as you didn't have to, as we should not hear of these Stories, if we just listened and opened our eyes. We can Defiantly do Better

    October 5, 2011 at 1:40 pm |
  2. Fernando Pinzon

    Defenitly, childrens are been atack in so many evil ways, so we have to became more vigilant, and curious to protect them. & the punishments should be more severe, towards this evil people!

    October 12, 2011 at 9:41 pm |
  3. Listen

    Listen to your neighbors, get to know them. One day you may have to make a call, and you might be afraid of getting into someone's business. You may just be the one to save a child or an adult that is being mistreated.

    October 20, 2011 at 1:35 am |
  4. sowhat

    A child is found wearing only a t-shirt and diaper... yeah... and... that's half of South Bronx... or Rosedale Long Island.

    October 24, 2011 at 1:20 pm |
  5. Brandi

    Someone needs to do to the parents what they done to their child. I hate ppl like that if u have a child n don't want then give it up don't punish the for your own stupidity!

    October 26, 2011 at 11:44 am |
  6. Terri

    A 7 year old child left wearing a diaper.....LOCKED IN A COFFIN....and this isn't the FIRST time this has happened? Thank God the neighbor heard his cries and sought help for him. People like me who love children, but was never able to have them....well, I just despise people who CAN and DO have kids and then treat them in this manner!!! It's just not fair.

    November 1, 2011 at 5:52 pm |

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