Mullens Police Arrested A Man For Child Neglect, After Finding The Child Walking Up The Street Alone

MULLENS, WV (WOAY) –  The Mullens Police Department arrested a man for child neglect.

Mullens police arrested Daniel L Woodson of Itmann charged with child neglect .

The incident happened after a citizen advised police of a man with a small child in south Mullens that appeared to be intoxicated.

Police officers found the child walking  up the street alone, they  secured the child and then located the suspects truck parked with the door open unattended.

Officers later found the male subject in the back yard of a residence near the river in south mullens unresponsive.

Officers contacted the Dept of Human service to secure the child and arrested the male subject for child neglect.

Bond was set at 5 thousand dollars and the subject is in Southern Regional jail .

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