Parents of two young children are facing abandonment charges after leaving the kids in their van parked at a casino.
The two guardians decided to try their luck at the Great Blue Heron Casino in Scugog, North of Oshawa, leaving a five and a three year old to deal with the cold.
Police say temps at the time were near the freezing mark.
The Children who were sleeping in the unlocked van, did not require medical attention.
A 58-year-old man and a 35-year-old woman, both from Toronto, are facing two counts of child abandonment.
Police are withholding names to protect the identities of the children.