Man leaves babies in car while trying to pimp mom near Gulf Freeway: constable

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A man accused of leaving two babies in a car while he was pimping out their mother near the Gulf Freeway is now in custody.

Colby Bankhead, 24, is facing felony charges of endangering a child and promotion of prostitution stemming from a May 3 incident.

Deputy constables said Bankhead fled from them during a sting operation near Tallyho Road.

The Harris County Pct. 1 Constable's Office said Bankhead surrendered Tuesday night after a weeks-long search.

Bankhead is accused of leaving two children, ages 9 months and 2 years, all alone in a vehicle while trying to sell their mother for sex.
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