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Two arrested for child neglect after officer finds baby outside in freezing weather

Posted at 7:23 AM, Mar 16, 2017

BATTLE CREEK, Mich — Child Protective Services was contacted after a Battle Creek officer came across a woman holding an unclothed baby on Wednesday.

The officer reported the woman was walking around with the child in a parking lot in 28 degree weather.  After speaking with the woman and a man present, the officer determined that the two were under the influence of an unknown substance.

The man and woman have been arrested for child neglect. The investigation is ongoing.