BRANDON, Man. — Police in western Manitoba have arrested a couple after they ran out on a restaurant bill but left their child behind.
Brandon police say they were called to a restaurant on Tuesday night after a husband and wife ran up a tab of $135 and then bolted.
They left behind their 10-year-old daughter.
Police say they caught up to the intoxicated suspects a short distance away.
Police say the pair was taken to the Brandon Correctional Centre, and the child was taken into the care of Child and Family Services.
A 29-year-old man and his 33-year-old wife are facing fraud charges.