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Arizona couple arrested for abandoning child to play Pokemon Go

Posted at 1:48 PM, Aug 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-01 16:48:42-04

An Arizona couple was arrested last Thursday after abandoning their 2-year-old boy outside their home to play Pokémon Go, according to reports by KNXV-TV in Phoenix.

25-year-old Brianna Daley and 27-year-old Brent Daley were arrested for child endangerment and child neglect, according to Pinal County Sheriff’s Office. The child was left alone for up to an hour and a half.

A neighbor found the child around 10:30 p.m. Deputies say he was locked outside of their house in 96 degree weather with no water, ABC 15 reported.