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Raleigh police: Man left young children home alone

Posted March 22, 2009 5:54 p.m. EDT
Updated March 23, 2009 8:28 a.m. EDT

— Authorities arrested a Raleigh man Sunday after police said he left his three children home alone one day in December.

Jonathan Michael Murphy, 28, left his 7-month-old, 1-year-old and 8-year-old alone in an apartment on Dec. 8, according to police.

Authorities charged him with child abuse, as well as assault on a female and resisting arrest.

Bond was set at $5,000. Murphy was scheduled to appear in court at 2 p.m. Monday.