HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston mom was charged after authorities allege she positioned her 13-year-old son within the trunk of her automotive in an try to isolate him after he had examined constructive for COVID-19 after which took him to a drive-thru testing web site.
The 41-year-old is charged with endangering a toddler. Authorities allege her son was discovered on Monday in her automotive’s trunk at a testing web site for the Cypress-Fairbanks college district in northwest Houston. The lady is a instructor with the district, which stated in an announcement that the kid was not harmed.
The cost was filed Wednesday however not made public till Friday.
The varsity district’s director of well being providers, Bevin Gordon, was gathering info from automobiles that had been in line for COVID-19 testing at a district stadium on Monday when she found that the 13-year-old was within the trunk of a automotive, in response to a courtroom doc.
“(The mom) acknowledged that she put (her son) contained in the trunk to stop her from getting uncovered to attainable COVID whereas driving (him) to the stadium for added testing,” in response to the courtroom doc.
Gordon later referred to as the varsity district’s police division.
The lady had not but been arrested or turned herself in, in response to authorities.
Courtroom information didn’t checklist an legal professional for her.
She has labored for the Cypress-Fairbanks college district since 2011. The district stated she is on administrative depart.
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