Marshfield mom to be charged after not noticing toddler leave apartment

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (WSAW) -- The Marshfield Police Department is recommending a woman be charged with child neglect after a toddler was found alone outside Tuesday afternoon.

According to police records, the child pushed through a screen door leaving the apartment.

The mother told police she was not aware the child was gone because she was playing games on her phone.

The woman's name was not released.

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