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Man charged with leaving child home alone

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Richard Orpheus. (South Windsor police photo) Richard Orpheus. (South Windsor police photo)
SOUTH WINDSOR, CT (WFSB) -

A man from Marlborough was arrested by South Windsor police for leaving his child home alone.

Police said 37-year-old Richard Orpheus left the 5-year-old unsupervised while he ran an errand on Wednesday.

An investigative officer later obtained an arrest warrant, which was served.

Orpheus was charged with risk of injury to a minor and was released on bond.

He's scheduled to face a judge in Manchester on Jan. 7.

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