No charges for parents of children left alone

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - The parents of three children who were found home alone after a fire broke out will not face criminal charges.

About three weeks ago, Chesterfield firefighters responded to a fire at an apartment on Jeff Davis Highway.

Inside, they found three young children, the youngest just under 2 years old.

The children's father said he left them at home for just a few hours. A neighbor rescued the children.

The commonwealth's attorney has decided not to file charges against the father.

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