A New Jersey couple is behind bars after police say they left three young children in a cold SUV while they hit a Pennsylvania casino.
The Bucks County Courier Times reports police were called to the Parx Casino parking lot in Bensalem Saturday for a report of three children — ages 8, 3 and 1 —inside a vehicle. Temperatures were hovering near freezing at the time.
Court records show 39-year-old Jarrett Evan Nelson and 30-year-old Ebony Walker, both of Newark, face charges including endangering the welfare of children.
Surveillance video showed the two entered the casino at 7:33 p.m. and returned to the SUV around 9:11 p.m.
They were sent to Bucks County prison after they were unable to post bail.
Online court documents don’t list attorneys for Nelson or Walker.