2 arrested in Monroe County on report of child neglect, children in makeshift cages

Two adults are under arrest on alleged child neglect charges in Monroe County.

Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins said, a report of child neglect happening at a home in the Village of Melvina was received early Friday morning, August 24.

The complainant provided evidence that children were being kept in makeshift cages at the residence, authorities said.

A search warrant was executed and children were located.

Two adults are under arrest and charges will be forthcoming, according to officials.

Sheriff Perkins said the investigation is active and no names or further information will be released at this time.