Jackson County mother arrested after children found home alone

JACKSON COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A mother faces charges after, police say, she left her two and five-year-old children home alone while they slept.

State Police arrested Sarah Wilder, 25.

They say she left her Jackson County home around 2:00 a.m. Saturday.

Seven hours later, police say the five-year-old woke up and went to a neighbor's home for help.

Police say they later found Wilder intoxicated at another home.

Police charged her with wanton endangerment and endangering the welfare of a minor.

We're told the children are now with their father.

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