Babysitter Arrested After Abandoning 3 Kids in Unlocked House Because It Wasn't Clean: Cops

A babysitter is behind bars after leaving the kids she was watching in an unlocked Florida home.

20-year-old Joanne Simmons was hired off of Care.com to watch three children in West Palm Beach, Florida.

According to Inside Edition, Simmons texted the mother saying she had a family emergency and asked her what time she would be home. The mom texted back saying she would be home around 4 p.m. and told her that if she needed to come home she would.

Simmons never responded.

When the mom got home she found her 4-year-old in soiled underwear and rashes in the other two children’s diapers.

Simmons told police she left because “the home wasn’t clean” and is being charged with child neglect.

Originally posted on Womanista.com.

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