Houston man accused of leaving toddler in car with engine running while he went shopping goes before judge

May 13, 2013 1:12:23 PM PDT
A man is now being held in jail without bond after police say he left an 18-month-old boy alone in a car.

Charles Villegas, 28, was in court Monday morning. He's charged with endangering a child. Police say an officer working an extra job last Friday found the boy in the car outside Memorial City Mall.

They say beer and the drug Xanax were in the car.

Villegas is also facing an outstanding theft charge. The boy is OK.

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