Rivers Casino bans woman for life for leaving 10-year-old child in car
A woman is facing charges after she allegedly left her 10-year-old child in a parked car in the Rivers Casino garage while she gambled, according to Tribune-Review news partner WPXI-TV .
In addition to the charges, the woman has been banned from the casino for life.
She has not been identified by police.
A spokesperson for the casino sent this statement:
“We cannot stop parents from making bad choices, but we are vigilant in our efforts to prevent such incidents from occurring at Rivers. Signs are posted throughout the property, stating guests must be at least 21 years of age to enter Rivers Casino. Additional signs warn against leaving unattended children. This individual has received a lifetime ban from the casino.”
Pittsburgh Public Safety spokeswoman Alicia George said the incident is being handled by State Police.
State Police didn’t immedietely respond to requests for comments.
Madasyn Czebiniak is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Madasyn at 724-226-4702, firstname.lastname@example.org, or via Twitter @maddyczebstrib.