Mother charged with leaving child, 3, alone


ST. ALBANS (AP) -- St. Albans police say a 24-year-old woman is facing charges she left her 3-year-old child alone in an apartment in the northwestern Vermont city.

Police say they were called to a Lake Street apartment at about 1 a.m. Sunday after receiving a report the girl was alone.

Police say Ashley Langlois returned to the apartment about 20 minutes later.

Police say Langlois was extremely intoxicated, tried to hit her boyfriend with a glass candle and she became combative and disorderly when police tried to arrest her.

Langlois was charged with cruelty to a child, domestic assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. The child was placed with a grandparent.

It’s unclear if Langlois has an attorney.


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