CCPD find 2 children and 2 adults in back of moving truck rental

Posted at 8:14 PM, Jan 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-29 21:14:11-05

A Corpus Christi mother is facing charges of child endangerment after police discovered children and adults inside of a moving truck rental.

According to police, the truck pulled into a convenience store located at Gollihar Road and Prescott Street around 6:45 p.m. Monday night.

Police said when they opened up the back of the box truck, they discovered two children and two adults in the back. Also, a child and two adults were in the cab of the truck.

Investigators said the children’s ages were two nine-year-olds and a six-year-old. 

Officers said they had received reports from C.C.I.S.D. police that they were alerted to kids and adults were seen in the back of the moving truck while driving down the road.

Police did not know if the family was living in the truck but they are still investigating.  They did call CPS.

As of Monday night, a woman is being charged with child endangerment. 

Police released the two adults riding in the back.  

Everyone involved in the investigation is from Corpus Christi.

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