College Station A College Station woman was arrested Wednesday morning after investigators say she let her three-year-old play outside unaccompanied even after a warning from police.
Ebony Lacarol Wilson, 28, is charged with abandoning or endangering a child.
Police say reports came in around 9 Wednesday morning of a child playing alone in the area of Cherry and Stasney Streets. Investigators determined the the child lived a short distance away in the 400 block of Stasney.
Police contacted Wilson who said she was unaware her child had snuck out of the house.
About three hours later police got another call from a witness who said the child was riding his bike in traffic in the area of Cherry and Nagle Streets.
Police say Wilson told dispatchers that her child was with her at the time, but police say they found the child alone. The witness on scene told investigators that he had seen the child pushing his bicycle out of the roadway where he was reported to have been riding in and around traffic, almost being struck by motorists.
The officer made contact with the mother who claimed that when contacted by dispatch she had checked on her child and he was in the residence at that time. Police say she was unable to explain how the child was outside riding in traffic at the time she said he was with her.