State agency looks into Mandeville day care for possible child neglect after toddler escapes

MANDEVILLE, La. —  A second state agency is now investigating a Highway 59 day care center, following a toddler’s escape from its playground into traffic last week.

The Department of Child and Family Services says the incident at KidZone meets the agency’s criteria to look into possible child abuse or neglect.  On Friday, the Department of Education began investigating KidZone for licensing violations after a report was filed by the man who found the child and returned him to the pre-school.

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