Father Leaves Three Small Children in Truck
Published August 9th, 2014
PUTNAM COUNTY---A father in Putnam County could face charges of child neglect after leaving three children alone in a hot truck.
Putnam County authorities say 26-year-old Matthew Trim left the three children---ages six, two and one---in a truck while he went into the Lending Bear Pawn Shop on Reid Street.
Someone saw the children and called 911.
Police say when they arrived, it was 95 degrees outside.
The windows were down and all three children were red and sweating.
Trim says his air conditioner wasn't working and he only been gone for a few minutes.
The State Attorney's Office will decide if charges will be filed.
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