As long as the cops (and they said it in the story) could see no neglect a the home..they should not be charged.
I was five and missed the bus with a friend. We decided to walk to school for fear of getting in trouble for missing bus.
We had walked quite a way before a good person stopped and took us to school and had our parents called. It can easily happen, just need to drill in to the kid how dangerous that could have been.
If you are a parent, then I am sure you have made your mistakes...does that mean you should be charged???
Let it lie and be glad that Mr. Moody was the nice man he was...
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