Mother Arrested When Police Find Child Alone, Allegedly Living In Unfit Conditions

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JAMESTOWN – A City of Jamestown mother was arrested after police said they found her young child wondering unattended and living in unfit conditions Tuesday.

Jamestown Police arrested Kaitlyn Seekings, 21, after officers said her small child was found alone in the 100 block of Forest Avenue.






As officers were searching the area police said Seekings located the group of concerned citizens who were caring for her child. She reportedly became irate at the group.

More officers were dispatched to assist as Skeeings allegedly became unruly with officers.



Police said while investigating, they found her house to be unfit to inhabit with unbagged garbage and debris scatted around the residence. Four adults and six children inside the house were living without water for about three weeks, officers said.

Police additionally found containers of urine and feces in various rooms in the home.











The house was condemned by the Jamestown Department of Development and the children were placed in the care of a family relative.

Police said Seekings was arrested and taken to Jamestown City Jail. She is charged with disorderly conduct and endangering the welfare of a child.

Police said charges may be pending for the four adults living in the home.

Related reporting: Neighbor Shocked To See Young Child Wandering Streets Alone

 

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