Police who went to a Colorado day care after receiving complaints that the business was housing more children than its license allowed say they found 26 kids behind a false wall that hid the entrance to a basement.
Officers who went to the Play Mountain Place day care in Colorado Springs on Wednesday didn’t initially find any children at the facility but located the owner at a home on the same property. After hearing noises downstairs, the officers discovered the wall and found two adults and the children, all under 3 years old, inside the finished basement.
Police haven’t indicated that anyone was being held against their will.
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The state Department of Human Services suspended the day care’s license, but no one has been charged. Play Mountain Place didn’t respond to a phone message Friday.