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Florida man accused of leaving kids home alone to go to a strip club

He was supposed to be watching the children while their mother was at a funeral.
Credit: Pinellas County Jail

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Seminole man is facing child neglect charges after reportedly leaving two children alone to go to a strip club.

Kalvin Dywane Guice, 38, was arrested Friday.

According to an affidavitGuice spent about four hours at 4-Play Gentlemen's Club on Gandy Boulevard in St. Petersburg when he was supposed to be watching the children while their mother was at her mom's funeral in Georgia.

One of the children has severe autism, and Pinellas County deputies said they found him wearing a urine-soaked diaper in his room.

The other child was unable to take care of the boy and herself, deputies said.

Deputies said Guice admitted to leaving the children alone and agreed they need constant supervision.

Jail records show Guice was charged with two counts of child neglect without bodily harm and released after posting $5,000 bail.

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