TAMPA - Tampa police arrested a mother for leaving her four children home alone on Sunday.
Police said Lara Jones, 24, left the children aged 2, 3, 5 and 6 at home while she went shopping at Walmart.
A neighbor called police.
When officers arrived around 10:56 p.m., they found the children asleep inside a home on N. Marks Street.
Jones returned to the home around 11:20 p.m.
According to Tampa Police, Jones told officers she didn't take her children because she didn't want to wake them.
She is charged with child neglect.