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Fort Hall man charged with injury to a child

November 8, 2016

POCATELLO — A Fort Hall man was arrested Saturday after police responded to a report of 4-year-old wandering alone in a parking lot in Old Town.

Robert Curtis Faulkner, 27, is charged with misdemeanor injury to a child.

According to Pocatello police reports, the call came in at about 8:30 p.m.

Witnesses reported that prior to officers arriving, a man exited a bar and put the child back in a vehicle and then went back into the bar.

Officers were able to contact the child and then called the child’s mother, who said Faulkner was supposed to be babysitting the child.

Officers made contact with Faulkner and he was subsequently taken into custody.