BAKERSFIELD - Police say the child endangerment suspect that was wanted after three children were left alone last week is now in custody.
Andres Rivera, 24, was supposed to be taking care of three toddlers in an East Bakersfield apartment. On May 29, those children were found abandoned , and police say they could have been there for days.
One of the toddlers was transported to the hospital. Police said the toddlers were malnourished. The children were placed in protective care.
Family told 23ABC that the mother of the children was in the hospital for surgery. Police say she left the children in Rivera's care.
Rivera learned that he was wanted and turned himself in Tuesday afternoon.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Detective Brian West at (661) 326-3558 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.
Dragnet days: Enjoy this rap from Hanks, Ackroyd
Proof that the Internet never forgets. This time, it's to the benefit of the entire world.
VIDEO: Florida dog trained to catch lobsters
All dog lovers know their pet is a loveable member of their family with many skills.
Major injuries in 2-vehicle crash on Edison Hwy
CHP officials received reports at about 12:30 p.m. Saturday of a 2-vehicle crash on Edison Hwy at Oswell St.
KCSO warns of phone scam in Bakersfield
The Kern County Sheriff's Office has been receiving multiple reports of a phone scam occurring in the Bakersfield area. The suspect is…