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Melanie Ann Olson

Fargo woman charged with child neglect after she leaves 2-year-old to go drinking

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Accused of leaving her 2-year-old son alone for more than six hours while she went out drinking, a 23-year-old Fargo mother is charged with child neglect.


Melanie Ann Olson was charged Friday in Cass County District Court with abuse or neglect of a child, a Class B felony.

A police report filed with court records alleges Olson left her apartment at 1920 21st Ave. S. shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday, heading to a bar to celebrate a friend's birthday.

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