Taylor Joann Cummings was accused of leaving her two young children at home on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018.
(Delaware County Jail)
The police are investigating an Indiana mother for allegedly leaving her two young children, aged seven and four, by themselves – albeit while watching a seemingly useful self-help guide – 1990 hit film “Home Alone”.
The MacAuley Culkin movie follows Kevin McCallister, an eight-year-old boy whose parents accidentally leave him behind to sleep in bed, while they travel to Paris for the christmas holidays.
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In this case, Taylor Joann Cumings, 25, Muncie, reportedly went to work, to keep her eldest son at home to look after his younger brother, who was ill, according to the Muncie Star Press.
The children were reportedly surprised by the officers when they arrived and called their aunt told them that the police at the house.
The police will be contacted Cumings who told them that she was unable to find a babysitter for them. They gave in to this kind of babysitting is done.
Cumings was arrested and charged with “two counts of neglect of a dependent.” The boys were placed in care with their aunt.