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Police: Mother charged after exterminator finds child alone

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Victoria Makupson: Charged with child neglect Victoria Makupson: Charged with child neglect
SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Spartanburg Police have charged an upstate mother with child neglect, after an exterminator found her son alone in an apartment.

According to the incident report, the exterminator called authorities on Tuesday after he showed up for an inspection, and found the young child asleep on the couch.

According to the report, the child's mother, Victoria Makupson, arrived 15 minutes after police. The report said she admitted to leaving her son at home because she didn't intend to be gone more than five minutes.

Police said she ended up taking 15 minutes and returned home after someone called her to alert her that the police were there.

Police said the child, who is believed to be around 4 years old is in the custody of his aunt.

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