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      Lynchburg Father Charged With Felony Child Neglect

      Lynchburg, VA - A Lynchburg father is charged with felony child neglect after police say his 3-year-old son was found wandering the streets Friday morning.

      Paul Jason Thomas, 36, is being held on $7,500 bond at the Lynchburg Adult Detention Center.

      A couple driving to work early Friday morning spotted Thomas' 3-year-old son, wearing only a diaper, at the corner of Pierce and 15th Streets.

      Police determined the father lives on Pierce Street.

      The child was released to his mother, who does not live with the father.

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