Houston mom accused of leaving her young children home alone

Police say they found three boys, ages 1, 4 and 8, alone in the dirty apartment

HOUSTON - A Houston mom was arrested for endangering a child after her 8-year-old son went to a neighbor asking for food for his younger brother.

Police went to the apartment on 2600 Westhollow to investigate after the neighbor flagged them down.

Police found three boys, ages 1, 4 and 8, alone in the dirty apartment.

According to officials, the apartment had no food and the air conditioner was not working.

Anjali Strong, 28, is due back in court on Sunday.

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