Manitowoc man could face child neglect charges

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MANITOWOC - A Manitowoc father could face child neglect charges after his three-year-old son was found outside alone.

Police say they received a call around 2:30 Thursday afternoon about the three-year-old riding his tricycle on E. Linden Ave. without an adult.

The caller said the child looked dirty.

Police say they boy could not tell them who he was or where he lived. Police say they tracked down the child’s parents by putting his picture on social media.

Police say the boy’s father had fallen asleep while watching the three-year-old and an infant. Police say alcohol was factor.