HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY —
A person requested to observe after three youngsters is now charged with abandoning them.
- Man abandons youngsters on darkish, busy road Christmas night time, deputies say
- James Williams, fifty four, charged with baby desertion
- Williams was babysitting youngsters for a short while
Based on the Tampa Bay Occasions, James Williams, fifty four, was requested to observe the youngsters for a quick time, however as an alternative, he left them scared and distraught on a darkish and busy a part of Turkey Creek Street close to Ethan Approach on Christmas night time.
Hillsborough deputies stated Williams was concerned in a visitors crash simply earlier than 9:30 p.m. The crash was investigated by FHP and it was unclear if anybody was harm.
The youngsters have been discovered about one hundred yards away from the automotive Williams was driving and have been in a state of panic, based on the report.
Williams was discovered a mile away from the youngsters and the automotive he was driving.
Williams was arrested for 3 counts of kid desertion and is being held on a $6,000 bond.
The police report doesn’t give the ages of the youngsters.
The case stays underneath investigation.