Tomball mother left 4 small kids home alone while she got her hair done, deputies say

TOMBALL, Texas (KTRK) -- A mother of four was arrested Thursday for allegedly intentionally leaving her children at home alone so she could get her hair done.

According to the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office, deputies responded to the 19200 block of Danphe Landing Court where they met with CPS officials.

Deputies found Gabrielle Robertson's four children alone in the residence: a 7-year-old, a 1-year-old, and 3-month old twins.

Upon further investigation, deputies discovered Robertson left her four children home alone under the care of her eldest child, who has special needs.

The children were alone for several hours while Robertson was at a hair appointment, according to deputies.

After deputies contacted Robertson, the mother came home an hour later when she confirmed to authorities that she left the kids alone while going out to get her hair done.

Robertson was charged with four counts of child abandonment.

Florida mom charged in death of 9-year-old boy with autism after telling police her son was abducted

EMBED More News Videos

Police have since arrested Alejandro Ripley's mother Patricia Ripley in connection to his murder.

Police say mom of child found dead left kids alone to go to bar
EMBED More News Videos

Police say the child was bed-ridden due to medical conditions. Her mother was arrested on three second degree felony charges.

Houston mom left 2 young children alone in 'filthy' hotel room: court documents
EMBED More News Videos

Her 4- and 5-year-old children were found roaming the parking lot alone, while two more children were inside the hotel room, court documents state.

Copyright © 2021 KTRK-TV. All Rights Reserved.