Mother accused of leaving 4 children alone


When police arrived at the scene, they found four children -- all under the age of five -- home alone.

Police arrested their mother, 35-year-old Evelyn Fernandez, after she returned home. Police say she was gone for an hour-and-a-half. Two of the children were not hers, and she was supposed to be babysitting. Those children were returned to their mother.

Fernandez's children are in the custody of social services.

She's facing several child neglect charges, including contributing to the delinquency of a child.

Classifieds | Report A Typo |  Send Tip |  Get Alerts | See Click Fix
Follow @abc11 on Twitter  |  Become a fan on Facebook

Copyright © 2024 WTVD-TV. All Rights Reserved.