Police say Lexington mom left toddlers home alone for several hours

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A Lexington woman was arrested after police say she left her toddlers home alone for several hours while she was at a neighbors.

Police were called to the home on Danielle Court around 7:30am Monday morning after receiving an anonymous tip that two children had been left alone.

When police arrived they found two toddlers, ages 2 and 3 home alone. They arrested Tyjeer Fishback, who was a few buildings away when they arrived, and police say they believe she had been away for several hours.

Officers say one child was awake and the other was asleep when they got into the apartment. Neither child was harmed.

Fishback is charged with two counts of first degree wanton endangerment.

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