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Two Children Found Tied Up In Texas Backyard

A 2-year-old boy was found chained to the ground, along with a 3-year-old girl tied to the back door.

By Matt Picht | April 29, 2016

A Texas woman has been arrested after authorities investigated her property and found a 2-year-old boy chained to the ground and a 3-year-old girl tied to the back door.

"To call this horrific is an understatement. It's disgusting. It's sad. It's unbelievable," a Sheriff's Office spokesman said.

The Bexar County Sheriff's Office says deputies responding to reports of a crying child found the two toddlers in the backyard, along with six other children ranging from 10 months to 13 years old left alone inside the house.

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The mother of the six children inside the house has been arrested and charged with injuring a child by omission. The father of the six children is also being questioned.

The two toddlers in the backyard were taken to a nearby hospital and treated for several issues, including a broken arm. All eight children are now in the care of Child Protective Services.

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