Man accused of leaving 2 kids alone for more than 4 hours

January 28, 2011 8:48:03 AM PST
A Houston man is accused of leaving two young children unsupervised and alone for more than four hours. Richard Lee Timmons is charged with endangering a child. The incident happened on Wednesday on the northwest side of town. According to court documents, Timmons left the two children, both under the age of four, unsupervised and alone in an apartment with little food, a burning candle and access to the outside parking lot.

Timmons, 26, is due back in court on Monday.