Odessa mother accused of leaving child home alone

Odessa mother accused of leaving child home alone

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - An Odessa mother is behind bars accused of leaving her 6-year-old daughter home alone.

Nanette Rodriguez is facing abandoning a child charges.

Police found her 6-year-old daughter wandering around 31st Street and Henderson Avenue on Thursday morning.

When they went to the child's house to notify the parents, no one was home.

Police eventually found Rodriguez.

According to investigators, she had left to take her husband to work, leaving the child unsupervised.

She was arrested and taken to jail.

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