Authorities in Mexico rescued eight American children, including a 7-month-old baby, who were living in squalor in a car parked in Tijuana.
Tijuana Municipal Police responded to a call reporting a family living inside a vehicle in the Libertad neighborhood, and that the parents allegedly did not feed the children.
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When officers arrived, they found the parents and eight kids inside the car, which was covered in filth, spoiled food and crawling with insects.
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Police spotted the car near Ferrocarril Avenue and Cuauhtémoc Norte Boulevard in the Libertad neighborhood. They found the family which was made up of a father, mother, and their eight children.
Police arrested 35-year-old Beatriz "N," a U.S. citizen from Los Angeles, California, and 40-year-old Jesus "N," a Mexican national from Tijuana.
The children, ages 15, 11, 7, 6, 5, 4, and 7 months old, are all U.S. citizens, officials said.
They were rescued by child services and taken to a shelter.
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