Police: Parents abused, abandoned Howell Township boys

Police say two young Howell boys were abused, neglected, and ultimately abandoned by their parents.The brothers are just eight and 10 years old.According to police,

HOWELL - Police say two young Howell boys were abused, neglected, and ultimately abandoned by their parents.

The brothers are just eight and 10 years old.

According to police, the boys were routinely locked out of their trailer while their father and stepmother went to work.

The family was evicted on Sept. 23, according to police. The parents allegedly packed up their belongings and left without the boys.

A neighbor has been caring for the boys, and the Howell Township Policemen's Benelovent Association has been supplying clothing and other items for the boys.

Police say the neighbor is working with the state and hopes to keep the boys.

The boy's father is in jail on charges of child endangerment, while the stepmother is charged with identity theft, according to police.

The couple also has a baby girl. She has been placed with relatives.

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