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Woman charged after kids found alone in intersection

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Posted at 9:24 AM, Sep 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-17 09:25:00-04

SILVER CREEK, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Silver Creek woman is facing charges after police say they found two small children alone in the middle of the road.

Chautauqua County Sheriff's Deputies found the two children around 6:00 p.m. Monday. Police say they were in the middle of the road at the intersection of Routes 5 and 20 with no parent or guardian around.

Police later arrested 29-year-old Rickie Ecker for Endangering the Welfare of a Child. They say she left the kids alone. She will appear in Town of Hanover Court.