http://www.thestarpress.com/apps/pbc...EWS06/80512025NEW CASTLE — Two children are in state custody after their mother left one at home and abused another while shopping at a discount store Friday.
Heather N. Austin, 27, 1504 S. 18th St., Apt. 1, New Castle, today was charged with neglect of a dependent and battery. Both are class D felonies.
She is being held in the Henry County Jail on $10,000.
According to a probable cause affidavit, women inside Dollar General called New Castle police after they saw Austin grab the 4-year-old boy and slam him into a wall outside the store.
When police arrived and arrested Austin, she asked them to stop by her house and check on her 14-month-old daughter. Police found the girl inside the home alone.
looking for pic.
Her myspace http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm...ndid=251217208
Her most recent myspace http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm...ndid=297596369
Here she is with the baby she left home alone.