Police: Pittsburgh grandma too drunk to watch kids

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November 17, 2010 8:36:23 AM PST
Pittsburgh police say a grandmother was passed out drunk while her 5-year-old granddaugther went outside looking for help for her 1-year-old brother who fell and hit his head on a dresser.

Police have charged 51-year-old Tonya Glover with endangering the welfare of children for the incident Tuesday. They say her blood-alcohol content was 0.34 percent, more than four times the level considered intoxicated.

Police say they found Glover passed out after a neighbor saw the girl outside the called 911. Police say the little boy suffered a minor injury when he fell and his sister was seeking help for him when she was spotted.

Online records don't list an attorney for Glover.

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Information from: WTAE-TV


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