Pennsylvania man allegedly high on methamphetamine while in custody of 5 kids
WPMT / Lebanon County
Tyler Bender, 31, is facing endangering the welfare of children charges for his role in the incident.

By Cale Ahearn, WPMT

LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. (WPMT) -- A Myerstown man is facing charges after he allegedly left children unattended while he was under the influence of methamphetamines.

Tyler Bender, 31, is facing endangering the welfare of children charges for his role in the incident.

State Police responded to a home in Jackson Township for a report of endangering the welfare of children. Upon arrival, police located Bender, who was found to be under the influence of methamphetamines.

An investigation revealed that Bender had been using drugs for several days while he was in custody and supposed to be caring for five children, ranging in age from 8 months to 7 years old.

The children were located unattended at the home by family members.

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