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Police in the community east of Tacoma said the couple, a 22-year-old man from Tacoma and 21-year-old woman from Lakebay, checked into the Sunshine Motel, left the toddler in their room, and went to the Emerald Queen Casino for a night of gambling.
(CBS/KIRO) FIFE, Wash. on Monday.
. – Police in the central Washington city of Fife arrested a father and mother early Monday morning, after they allegedly left their 3-year-old daughter in a motel on Father’s Day and went gambling at a nearby casino, according to CBS affiliate KIRO.
Officers arrested the couple when they returned to the room around 1 a.m. Other guests at the motel spotted the little girl on a balcony crying for her parents, and called police late Sunday night, said Lt. They were booked into the Pierce County Jail on charges of abandonment, as well as drug charges, KIRO reported.
Sunshine Motel in Fife, Wash.
They are expected to make a court appearance Tuesday.
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