BOYNTON BEACH (CBS4) – A Boynton Beach daycare center owner was charged with neglect after she was spotted driving a minivan full of children who were not wearing seat belts.
Abagail Denson, the owner of Abby’s Little Angels, was also charged with driving an unregistered motor vehicle.
A Boynton Beach police officer said on Friday he observed children moving around and not wearing seat belts in the van being driven by Denson. The officer found nine children, between the ages of 2 and 4, inside the van. Six were not wearing seat belts and a toddler was in an unsecured carrier.
Denson reportedly told an officer her van was broken and that she had used another one, thinking it was best to get the children to school.
The Department of Children and Families has launched an investigation.
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