A Maryland couple that believes in “free-range parenting” said they are being investigated for child neglect after police picked up their children, ages 6 and 10, walking home alone from a park.
The Washington Post reported Thursday that the kids were walking home from the park, which is about a mile from their Woodside Park neighborhood, in broad daylight last month and were stopped by police after someone reported seeing them.
The kids were returned to the home and police reportedly talked to the parents about the dangers of the world.
Police reportedly did not have information on the case, but told the paper it has a “responsibility as a part of our duty to check on people’s welfare.”
The parents, Danielle and Alexander Meitiv, said they would not let their son and daughter walk home alone if they didn’t…
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