FIFE, Wash. (AP) — Police say a 3-year-old girl was left alone at a Fife motel while her mother gambled at a casino.
KOMO reports police were called to the motel about 2 a.m. Monday when the manager found the girl wandering alone in the parking lot.
The mother and her boyfriend returned about 5:30 a.m. and said they had been at a casino and lost track of time.
The mother was arrested for investigation of child abandonment and the boyfriend for investigation of drug offenses.
The girl is in state care.
Information from: KOMO-TV, http://www.komotv.com/