Police remove children from 'filthy' home

December 5, 2009 4:32:42 PM PST
Three small children were removed from a Northwest Side residence Saturday after they were found living in filthy conditions. The children's adult guardians may have been inebriated from doing drugs, according to police.

Authorities were called to the apartment on the 5100-block of West Agatite by a relative concerned for the children's well being. Police describe the apartment as filthy and without any food.

The children , ages 4, 2, and 7 months, are now in the custody of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

No charges had been filed Saturday evening.


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