A Hudson Valley man who works with people with disabilities is accused of endangering the welfare of disabled men.

On Friday, the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation from Poughkeepsie, along with the New York State Justice Center, arrested 23-year-old Anthony L. Dabney of Poughkeepsie for endangering the welfare of an incompetent person, a class a misdemeanor.

On April 13, State Police began an investigation into a complaint reported to the Justice Center. The investigation revealed that on April 12, Dabney left two mentally handicapped men alone in a running vehicle while in the City of Poughkeepsie, police say. Dabney is employed by a local residential facility for people with developmental disabilities.

Dabney was issued an appearance directing him to appear in the City of Poughkeepsie Court on May 2.

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