Police were called to an Evansville apartment complex Tuesday afternoon, after an 8-year-old told her school bus driver that she would have to watch her 1-year-old brother when she got home, WFIE reported. The bus driver called 911 and waited while the 8-year-old went into the apartment and brought out the toddler.
Upon entering the apartment, police said there was no one else present. There was no food in the refrigerator. Animal droppings was found in a child's bedroom. Alcohol, pills and drug paraphernalia was located in the apartment, according to police.