Hartford Police: 2-year-old left alone in ‘deplorable conditions’

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HARTFORD - On Friday at around 8:30 police responded to a report of a child left home alone.

A woman called 911 to report that a little girl had answered her door, and said no one else was home.

When officers got to the home, they spoke with a neighbor who lived on the first floor who said she was alerted by her own children that water was leaking into their apartment from the ceiling.

Police checked on her neighbors and found a 2-year-old left home alone in deplorable conditions in a second-floor apartment.

There were two small dogs inside and the apartment was covered with feces and urine.

There were also extension cords across the floor and dirty dishes piled up in the sink.

The 2-year-old was taken to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center for evaluation.