Home Alone: Mom's Dumb Decision Could Lead to Criminal Charges

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Cleveland, OH (WOIO) - She calls herself a hard worker, 19 Action News says she has a hard head!

A local mom could face charges for leaving her two little kids home alone while she went off to work.

A neighbor living downstairs said water and the ceiling were crashing down because the mom who lived upstairs left her two kids home alone and the water kept running and running.

Inside apartment #4 at E. 152nd and Lakeshore, cops found a 3-year-old and a 7-year-old home alone.

The kids were watching television in the flooded building while Mom was at work around 9:30 p.m.

Records show Mom actually came home after getting a call about the flooding and then went back to work.

Neighbors just wish Mom had done it differently.

Social workers already know this mother of two. Last year, one of her kids wandered off and she didn't even realize it.

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