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COPY-Police: Mom neglects baby at bar

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL (WFLX) - A 31-year-old woman faces charges for leaving her baby in the care of strangers at a bar.

Deputies with the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office say they first saw Julie Marie Dengler and her 8-month-old son in the bar at 7:45 Friday night. The woman claims her brother was coming to pick them up.

They were called back around 10 p.m.; however, and were told Dengler was making patrons unconfortable because she wasn't watching her child. They say she was also asking people to buy her drinks.

Dengler was arrested for chld neglect.

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