Transcript for Oklahoma Day Care Shut Down for Allegedly Drugging Children
Back here at home a disturbing story out of Oklahoma. Workers at a day care are accused of drugging children so they would fall asleep. ABC's Reena ninan has those details. Reporter: This morning, this Oklahoma day care shut down. Its owner and staff accused of giving infants benadryl to make them go to sleep. Parents outraged. My heart sunk. Reporter: Leslie said her 6-month-old could barely keep his eyes open after getting home from sue's day care. Had nobody not spoke up and the worst was to happen what she was doing was messing with our lives. Had something happened it would have changed everybody's life forever. Reporter: At least seven children were allegedly drugged. The day care owner has been in business more than 20 years. Police say they were tipped off by a former employee, now more staff members are coming forward. They'd come and confess what was going on in the day care and that all stated that they were ordered to give this by the owner. Reporter: Doctors say benadryl can cause small children to stop breathing. Fortunately in this case none of the children suffered any serious injury. Now it's up to prosecutors to decide what charges to file. For "Good morning America," Reena ninan, ABC news, New York.
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