February 19, 2023

Hattiesburg: two charged with felony child neglect

Mary Apel

Hattiesburg Police charged two individuals with multiple counts of felony child neglect.

Lydia Hardman, 23, and Bryce Manis, 22, both of Hattiesburg, were taken into custody Friday, Feb. 17, 2023, and each charged with two counts of felony child neglect.

Their children, a one-year-old and three-year-old had been left home alone at their residence on Venetian Way, while both adults left the residence to do other things.

Both children were not harmed, and were turned over to Child Protective Services. Hardman and Manis were both booked into the Forrest County Jail.

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