Florida mom arrested after son walked to park alone

Posted at 7:56 AM, Jul 29, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-29 10:07:30-04

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – A Florida mom is facing a child neglect charge after she allowed her son to walk to a park alone.

Nicole Gainey says she thinks her 7-year-old son is old enough to walk to the park. According to WPTV, the park is a mile and a half from their house.

But, police disagreed. Gainey was arrested and charged with child neglect.

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