Hattiesburg mother charged with felony child neglect

August 2, 2017


HATTIESBURG, MS. - A Hattiesburg mother is charged with felony child neglect after police found her two children alone with no adult supervision inside an apartment Monday.


According HPD Spokeswoman Latosha Mitchell-Myers, "Police responded to 510 North 38th Avenue in reference to a security check."


She continued, "Officers made contact inside an apartment with a 2 year old and 1 year old with no adult supervision."


The mother, Adriana Nix, 23, was later arrested and charged with felony child neglect.


HPD said the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can contact the department at (601) 544-7900.

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