West Rockhill Township parents charged after 7 kids found living in “deplorable” conditions

Bucks County parents charged after 7 kids found living in “deplorable” conditions 02:11

BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — A Bucks County mother and father are facing charges after seven children were found living in deplorable conditions in West Rockhill Township, according to police.

What the inside of the house looks like, Pennridge officers said it was hard for them to see, describing disintegrating walls and floors, fences in rooms and a lock on the refrigerator.

The chief of police, who is a father himself, described disturbing details that hit too close to home for him and the officers that found the hungry and dirty children.

“It’s very to see anybody struggling and I know it wasn’t easy for the officers,” Pennridge Regional Police Chief Paul Dickinson said.

Pennridge police responded to the 600 block of Roseann Lane Tuesday after a report of children entering an abandoned trailer. When officers arrived and took the children home, they discovered three of the kids lived next to the abandoned trailer and spoke to the parents.

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