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Couple in western N.D. accused of leaving kids in car to go have a drink

RAY, N.D. -- A man and a woman were arrested Sunday for leaving two children unattended in a vehicle while they were drinking at a club in Ray in western North Dakota.

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Sara Leann Alyea

RAY, N.D. -- A man and a woman were arrested Sunday for leaving two children unattended in a vehicle while they were drinking at a club in Ray in western North Dakota.

Sara Leann Alyea, 28, of Montana, and Bradley Brunko, 37, of Idaho, have been charged with child neglect, a class C felony.

Deputies from the Williams County Sheriff’s Department responded at 1:30 p.m. to a caller’s report of two young children, ages 7 and 8, left unattended in a running vehicle. It was determined Alyea, their mother, and boyfriend Brunko left the children while they were in Club Ray drinking alcohol.

The children were removed and placed in the custody of a family friend.

Brunko and Alyea were being held in the Williams County Correctional Center in Williston.

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Bradley Brunko

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