Vanderburgh Co. Father Arrested for Child Neglect

Published 04/07 2014 05:42PM

Updated 04/07 2014 05:44PM

A Tri-State father is facing charges after his one and half year old son was found standing alone in a storm drain.

Vanderburgh County Sheriff's deputies were called to check on the welfare of the toddler around 10:30 p.m. Sunday.

Deputies say the child was found standing in the drain on the corner of Carlsbad and Everglades Dr.

The person who called 911 found the boy's father, 34-year-old Corey Trueblood, in a nearby home. Deputies charged Trueblood with child neglect.

The boy is now in the care of his mother.

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