UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) – Police say 4-year-old and 1-year-old boys saved a Pennsylvania couple who overdosed by yelling out a window for help.
The couple, 32-year-old Sean Dolhancryk and 31-year-old Sandra Dicianno, was in the Delaware County jail Friday on drug possession and child endangerment charges.
Upper Darby police say the children yelled out the window, crying that their parents were locked in the bathroom and wouldn’t come out. Neighbor Kendra Outen called 911 and she and others cared for the children as police and paramedics arrived to revive the couple from heroin overdoses on Wednesday.
Neighbors say the children clutched the leg of one of the responding officers.
Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood says “this addiction is more powerful than love of your children.”
The couple doesn’t have attorneys listed in court records.
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