Couple accused of leaving children home alone with roaches

By Louis Lochte - News Producer

HOUSTON - Officers arrested two people accused of leaving their three children home alone.

Miguel Delacruz and Abigail Gutierrez were arrested Sunday night, after the children ages one, four and five were found alone.

According to investigators, the couple has overlapping work shifts, and would leave the children unattended for about three hours.

Houston police said conditions of the home was dirty.

There were signs of roaches and dirty trash along the floor, investigators said.

Delacruz and Gutierrez are now facing charges of endangering a child.

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