Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - One woman is behind bars after leaving her four children in a vehicle.

According to police, the female left the children in the vehicle for 20-25 minutes on Wednesday afternoon at the west side Wal-Mart in Odessa.

The kids in the car ranged from 18 months to 9-years-old.

The woman has been booked into the Ector County Jail on child endangerment charges.

The children were checked out on the scene and were released to their father.