POSTED: Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 8:20am
UPDATED: Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 8:45pm
EL PASO – A woman was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly leaving her two young children alone at a Lower Valley motel.
Police say 21-year-old Jasmine Lara left her 7-year-old daughter and 4-year-old son inside a room at the Sun Valley Motel, located at 7229 Alameda.
Lara reportedly left the children around noon. Four hours later, police received a 911 hang up call and found the children.
Lara is charged with two counts of abandoning and endangering a child.