Mobile Police: Woman arrested after leaving young children home alone

Mobile County

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A woman was arrested and charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child after police found two young children in her care were left home alone.

Mobile Police say Shakayla Dillard, 20, was arrested after officers found a 5 and 3-year-old were left alone in her home after they responded to a residential fire call in the 400 block of Cottage Hill Road Thursday evening.

Police say Dillard was listed as the children’s guardian in their report.

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