Autistic man kept in 'dungeon-like conditions'

SWEETWATER, FL (WFLX)--The Department of Children and Families is looking into the case of a 30 year old autistic Florida man kept in dungeon-like conditions.

An anonymous caller reported that to police in Sweetwater.

The caller said the man's mother kept him in a small locked room of her trailer, while she left for long periods of time.

There was no one home when police arrived at the home.

Reportedly the man's room had no mattress, lighting or bathroom.

Charges are pending against the mother.

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