Driver stopped for speeding now facing child abuse and neglect charge

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SCOTT, DAIQUAN JERRELL mugshot

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Police stopped a driver for speeding and found two children, 18 months and eight years old, unrestrained in the backseat.

The driver, 23-year-old Daiquan Scott, of Suffolk, is now facing charges of abuse and neglect of children and attempt to commit a non-capital offense.

Police say they pulled over his vehicle around 10:45 p.m. on August 13, in the 2000 block of Portsmouth Boulevard/Route 58. 

There were no injuries reported.

Police arrested Scott on August 18.

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