PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - Police responding to a Portsmouth home for a burglary arrested the mother of a young child, who they say was malnourished and lived in deplorable conditions.
According to Jan Clark with the Portsmouth Police Department, officers responded to a home in the 2000 block of Chestnut Street at 4 a.m. Tuesday.
Clark said when officers arrived, they found 22-year-old Arielle Money, her one-year-old child and a dog living in "deplorable conditions."
The home was condemned and Child Protective Services took the child to Portsmouth Naval Medical due to malnutrition. The dog was seized by Animal Control officers.
Money was charged with child neglect and abuse.
The next day, police arrested the child's father, 32-year-old Don A. Money. He was also charged with abuse and neglect.
According to a LinkedIn page , Arielle Money worked as a culinary specialist with the U.S. Navy.
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