Man charged with endangering children

Local News

A man was arrested for abandoning two girls alongside a road in Jefferson County.

According to State Police, the 5 and 6-year-old girls were found walking along Sulgar Road in Pine Creek Township on Aug. 8.

A passing driver stopped to check on the girls before calling police.

Police say they found the 54-year-old man who abandoned the children with no regard to their safety. He is now facing charges for endangering the welfare of children and reckless endangerment.

Police have not released his name at this time.

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