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Police: Parents detained, multiple children involved in alleged abuse case

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Tucson Police expect to be collecting evidence at the midtown home for several hours. Tucson Police expect to be collecting evidence at the midtown home for several hours.
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Two people have been detained as part of what Tucson Police say is an abuse case involving multiple children.

According to Sgt. Chris Widmer, a man and a woman described as the mother and father were detained after police responded to a residence in the 2800 block of North Estrella Avenue at about 4 a.m. for "a serious child abuse, child neglect and imprisonment investigation."

Widmer said multiple children are involved.

A large TPD evidence van is at the location and police expect to be collecting evidence for several hours.

Tucson News Now's Som Lisaius is at the scene near East Glenn Street and North Stone Avenue. He can be followed on Twitter at @SomLisaiusKOLD.

Watch KOLD News 13 at 4, 5, and 6 p.m. for the most recent updates to this story.

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