2 arrested after children, ages 3 years and 8 months, found alone

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - Two people were arrested Thursday after a 3-year-old child and an 8-month-old child were found home alone.

The Kern County Sheriff's Office said deputies found the children alone around 11:30 a.m. at home in the 1000 block of Water Street.

Johnny Dontrell Blinks, 28, and Amanda Nicole Hargis, 23, were arrested on suspicion of child endangerment.

The sheriff's office didn't specify their relationship to the children, who were left in the temporary custody of a family member.