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Douglass Hills man accused of leaving toddlers home alone

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police say a Douglass Hills man is facing charges after he left his girlfriend's girls home alone.

According to an arrest report, police allegedly found 26-year-old Gary L. Richie at a store near the corner of Shelbyville Road and Moser Road. Police say Richie smelled strongly of alcohol -- and had a warrant for his arrest on a DUI charge.

While being arrested, Richie allegedly told the officers that a 1-year-old and a 2-year-old had been left home alone. Police went to the home and found the two toddlers on a bed.

The girls' mother was working but came home after police called her.

Richie was arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a minor.

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