SAN BENITO, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — A babysitter is arrested for leaving a 3 year-old child unattended.
Police responded to the intersection of Robertson and Resaca Drive on Friday, May 10, in regards to a child found unattended. Officers were able to find the child, but he was unable to provide officers with information regarding where he lived.
Officers took the child to the police station as other officers asked residents in the neighborhood if they knew the child.
San Benito police did receive a call about a missing child at a residence located on the 800 block of Combes Street and made contact with Alma Hernandez, 28, from San Benito who said she was missing a 3 year-old child left under her care.
She was escorted to the police station and placed under arrest and charged with endangering a child with her bond set at $5,000 and the child was reunited with his mother.