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Kournikova's mother charged with felony child neglect


Tennis star Anna Kournikova's mother has been charged in Florida with felony child neglect.

She was arrested in January and released from the Palm Beach County Jail after posting a $3,000 bond. Alla Kournikova could face up to five years in prison if convicted of the third-degree felony charge.

Palm Beach police say the 46-year-old left her 5-year-old son home alone while she ran errands, but he escaped the house. Someone passing by found the boy and called police.

He told authorities he jumped out a second-story window, but was not seriously injured.

Kournikova was charged this week. No attorney was listed in court records, and she had an unpublished phone number.

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