NJ Mom Left 5 Young Kids Home Alone: Police

Twenty-seven-year-old Shanna Robinson was arrested early Wednesday after she went to a hospital where authorities had taken her children as a precaution

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012  |  Updated 1:35 PM EDT
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NJ Mom Left 5 Young Kids Home Alone: Police

Child endangerment charged have been filed against a Jersey City woman who allegedly left her five young children home alone for at least two hours.   
 
Twenty-seven-year-old Shanna Robinson was arrested early Wednesday after she went to a hospital where authorities had taken her children as a precaution.

The Jersey Journal reports
that Robinson told officers she had gone to the store at 10 p.m. Tuesday to buy milk and lost track of the time.    

The children -- who range in age from 3 months to 8 years -- were discovered when police responded to their home around 10:20 p.m., after someone called there 911 and hung up.

Officers say all the children appeared to be in good health.

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