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Pa. woman charged for letting toddler pump gas, report says

Police say Theresa Camera, of Lancaster, Pa., is charged with endangering the welfare of a child after allegedly letting her 3-year-old son handle a gasoline pump on Jan. 19, 2013.
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(AP) LANCASTER, Pa. - Police say a Pennsylvania woman has been charged with a crime because she let her 3-year-old son handle a gasoline pump, and the child sprayed fuel on himself.

Manheim Township Police said Tuesday they filed a charge of endangering the welfare of a child against 46-year-old Theresa Moran Camera, of Lancaster.

Police say they were called to a supermarket on Jan. 19 and determined the boy removed the nozzle from the vehicle's gas tank without releasing the handle.

The vehicle had left by the time police arrived, but witnesses gave investigators a license plate number.


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