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Charges filed in Antlers child neglect case

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The Antlers Police Department. (KTEN) The Antlers Police Department. (KTEN)

ANTLERS, Okla. -- Charges have now been filed in the case of a two-year-old child who was found along the side of a road in Antlers on Saturday evening after a storm.

Court records show the toddler's grandfather, Percy Dean Harjo, 64, faces a felony charge of child neglect.

An Antlers police officer rescued the child from a ditch less than 100 feet away from Harjo's home. The boy was treated for scrapes and insect bites.

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