(LENOX) A Lenox woman was arrested for child endangerment.
The Lenox Police Department received a call at around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday of an unattended child in the 600 block of E. Ohio. Upon arrival, officers found a 7 year old girl sleeping outside a locked apartment door. The girl had been staying with a neighbor while her mother was at work. The neighbor left to go out of town, locked the girl out and left her unattended for several hours in 90 degree temperatures without food or water.
Following investigation, 26 year old Robin Hayden was arrested and charged with Child Endangerment. She was transported to the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office. Lenox Police were assisted in the investigation by the Iowa Department of Human Services.