12-year-old found drunk in front of Anderson Co. Dollar General

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Police and EMS gather around the 12-year-old boy they found ‘extremely intoxicated’ this afternoon in front of the Dollar General store in West Park Shopping Plaza. He was later transported to an area hospital. (Photo Courtesy: The Anderson News/Ben Carlson)

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – A 12-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after police say they found him drunk in front of an Anderson County shopping plaza, according to the Anderson News.

The paper says it happened Monday in front of the West Park Shopping Plaza in Lawerenceburg.

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The Anderson News says a customer called police when they noticed a boy acting drunk in front of the store.

Police say the boy allegedly went into the Dollar General Store and stole alcohol and cigarettes, before sitting in front of the store and drinking  it.

The paper reports that the child was taken to an area hospital to be checked out.

Police have not released any information on the parents whereabouts.

Information from The Anderson News