APD arrests two for locking child in a cage - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

APD arrests two for locking child in a cage

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 22, 2014, Alexandria Police Department officers were dispatched to 1300 block of Park Avenue in reference to assisting Child Protection Services. 

The agents advised the officers that were acting on a tip that a child was being kept in a cage, according to APD. They made contact with the suspects and were questioned about the tip. 

The male suspect stated it was true they would put the child in a cage when she would act up. The cage was then located in the kitchen area. Seven kids were removed from the house and both suspects were arrested.

Jennifer Chapman, 35, of Alexandria, was charged with cruelty to a juvenile.

Joseph Chapman, 52, of Alexandria, was charged with cruelty to a juvenile.

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