Woman charged after son falls from window

Published: Thursday, July 21, 2016 @ 1:36 PM
Updated: Thursday, July 21, 2016 @ 1:36 PM

A woman in Harrison Twp., Brooklyn Leemaster, has been charged with child endangerment after her child fell out of a second-floor window, according to a Montgomery County Sheriff’s report.

The incident happened at an apartment in the 5100 block of Embassy Place around 4 p.m. Wednesday, according to the report.

Leemaster’s child was transported to Children’s Medical Center for treatment of injuries not considered life-threatening, deputies said.

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A neighbor claimed Leemaster left her children unattended for about half an hour; Leemaster claimed she was only away from them for two to three minutes, according to the report.

Deputies said Leemaster’s house was messy and unkempt, including feces smeared on children’s beds.