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Police: Couple let 2-year-old girl wander outside for hours unsupervised

Police say Clarissa and Ryan Webster were arrested for endangering the welfare of a child. (Photo: Irondequoit PD)

Irondequoit, N.Y. (WHAM) - Irondequoit Police have arrested a couple from Tennessee after they say they let their 2-year-old daughter wander outside for hours unsupervised.

Officers were called to Seville Drive around 6:20 a.m. for the report of a toddler who was walking around outside without any adults present.

Several hours later, Clarissa and Ryan Webster called police to report their daughter missing. The two were subsequently arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

Irondequoit Police Sgt. Jessica Franco said the two called police at 9 a.m. Franco says the couple is from Tennessee and visiting people here.

The toddler was found 2-3 blocks away on the same street where they’re staying.

Monroe County CPS was called and took custody of the child.

Sgt. Franco says it appears to be an unfortunate accident.

Both were arraigned by Judge Russi and released on their own recognizance.

They are scheduled to be back in Irondequoit Town Court on July 2 at 2 p.m.

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