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Benton man faces charges of child endangerment

Justin W. McClintock (Source: Franklin County Sheriff's Office) Justin W. McClintock (Source: Franklin County Sheriff's Office)
BENTON, IL (KFVS) -

A Benton man was arrested on child endangerment charges Tuesday after police found a 3-year-old unsupervised at an intersection.

Justin W. McClintock, 20, of Benton was charged with endangering the life of a child, according to Benton Police.

Police say on Tuesday, November 1 they found a 3-year-old male at an intersection in Benton who was without adult supervision.

Investigators later arrested McClintock who they say was responsible for the child while the mother was at work.

Police say the child was not injured.

McClintock was taken to the Franklin County Jail.

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