This week, the now-former day care provider, Elizabeth Molnar, was arrested on a gross misdemeanor charge of child abandonment after she failed to appear in court, the Pioneer Press reports.
Apparently, Molnar had taken 10 children, between the ages of 10 weeks and 8 years, to the restaurant with the help of two of assistants. The group left Chuck E. Cheese's about 12:30 p.m., though Molnar did not notice the 2-year-old girl's absence until about 4:15 p.m., when the girl's mother came to get her.
Fortunately, Chuck E. Cheese's employees called police when they saw the girl wandering around alone and the police reunited the girl with her mother.
After the incident, the state suspended Molnar's day care license and later revoked it. If Molnar is convicted, she could face up to year in jail.