An Elmira Heights daycare provider is charged after police say she left children unattended for a period of time.

According to Elmira Heights Police, 32-year-old Tara Radford is charged with six counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, which are class ‘A’ misdemeanors.

Police add Radford was operating the business out of a home located at 109 Cleveland St. in Elmira Heights.

Police say Radford is a licensed daycare provider, but her business is temporarily shut down. She was issued appearance tickets and released.