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Andrea Alarcon, LA Public Works president, takes leave of absence after child endangerment probe

Friday, November 23, 2012
Andrea Alarcon is seen in this undated file photo.

Andrea Alarcon is seen in this undated file photo. (KABC Photo)

Andrea Alarcon, the president of the Los Angeles Board of Public Works, is taking a leave of absence after word of a child endangerment investigation.

Andrea Alarcon is the daughter of Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon. It is unknown how long her leave of absence will last.

Police found her 11-year-old daughter unattended during a party at City Hall. The Department of Children and Family Services is investigating.

Andrea Alarcon released a statement saying her daughter is her top priority and in order to be the best possible parent, she has decided to seek treatment.

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