Jefferson County man charged after 3-year-old falls from bedroom window

Local News

YOUNG TWP., JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — State Police from Punxsutawney have arrested a man for endangering the welfare of children after they say a 3-year-old girl was locked in her bedroom and she fell out of the window.

Dustin Gaul, 31, of Delancey was taken to Jefferson County Jail on March 1 after police responded to the call of a child falling from a window of the house on Adrian Road.

Police say that Gaul had locked the 3-year old and 7-year-old girls in their room while he tried to take a nap. A 15-month-old boy was also found unsupervised in the downstairs.

The 3-year-old girl was taken by Jefferson County EMS to a hospital for precautionary evaluation.

Gaul is charged with endangering the welfare of children and unlawful restraint.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Don't Miss