Dine-and-dash fail: parents ditch on restaurant bill, leaving child behind
Police said they located both suspects not far from the restaurant. (File image)
Published Wednesday, June 8, 2016 11:15AM CST
Last Updated Wednesday, June 8, 2016 4:45PM CST
Two adults fled a Brandon restaurant after racking up a bill for $135. But they left more than just the bill behind.
At 8:50 p.m. on Tuesday evening, police were called to local restaurant in the 900 block of Rosser Avenue.
The manager told police two suspects, a husband and wife, ate a meal and had drinks. Then they bolted from the restaurant, leaving their 10-year-old daughter behind.
Police said they located both suspects not far from the restaurant. They said both were intoxicated.
Police arrested the man and woman and took them to the Brandon Correctional Centre. The girl was turned over to Child and Family Services.
A 29-year-old Sioux Valley man and a 33-year-old woman face charges of Food by Fraud and are set to appear in court in July.