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LANDIS, N.C. -- A 2-year-old child found was found wandering alone in the street and now the parents have been charged.

A woman reported the family to police after she noticed the boy running naked in the family's yard and called police.

Officers who responded to the area found the naked child pushing a scooter in the road. The toddler ran back inside once he saw the police and officers say they noticed feces on his back.

Two people were sleeping in the back room from the opening in the door, of the house, police said.

Michael Banks and Crystal Knight are facing misdemeanor child abuse charges for the incident.

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