Police officers discovered pregnant mother living in abandoned home with 2-year-old boy

Ksenia Novikova
Jul 10, 2018
09:12 A.M.
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When the police officers received a call about a pregnant mother and her 2-year-old son living in a vacant home in Milwaukee, they immediately sprang into action.


In 2017, a neighbor called the Milwaukee police officers to say a mother and her child were living inside the house near 29th and Locust, as reported by Fox6 News.

The abandoned and boarded-up two-story house has no plumbing, heat, and electricity.

According to Fox6 News, Police Officer Daniel Resnick said: "I came into the bedroom and observed winter sheets on the bed. I just moved the sheets and that's when I saw the two-year-old for the first time."

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The toddler was sleeping with three jackets on because the house was extremely cold. Officer Vincenzo Paolo took the little boy into a warm squad. He also noticed that the only food in the house was a bag of chips.

"But because of his jacket, his three coats, he couldn't get his hand inside the bag of chips. It was so thick and I actually had to feed him chips," Fox6 News quoted Officer Paolo as saying.


Another officer gave the 2-year-old a meal. "He was really hungry. Scarfed it down," said Officer Paolo. "It hurts my heart to see children like this. It's unfortunate, but we see this quite often."

The officers stated that they are delighted they could help the little boy to have a better life, even for a brief time.


"It was great. He was like, playing with my bracelet. My daughter made it for me and I always wear it to work," Officer Paolo explained.

"I was trying to do anything I could to occupy his mind and take it off of what was going on. I know these kids go through a lot of difficult times. I try to make every encounter with the police a good encounter," he added.

As reported by Fox6 News, the child is now safe and his mother is also getting help.

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