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Police: Woman Left Children Alone to go to Strip Club and Casino

Posted at: 03/06/2013 3:10 PM
By: James Wilcox

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- An Iowa woman is out of jail this morning following a child neglect investigation.

She's accused of leaving her two young nieces at a Bloomington hotel while she allegedly stayed out all night at a strip club and a casino.

Authorities said 18-year-old Alexah Mauskemo is charged with child neglect. She was arrested Friday morning, along with 39-year-old Douglas Cadotte.

Cadotte is charged with felony drug possession and is still in jail.

Police say they found the 6-year-old and toddler wandering around the lobby around midnight Friday.

They were taken to an emergency shelter.