HOUSTON A coupleisaccused of leaving their 4-month-old and 4-year-oldchildren alone for several hours in a southwest Houston apartment, according to Houston police.

Alaina Riley, 19, and Darryl John LeBlanc, 28,are charged with abandoning a child.

Thechildrenwere foundon the floorofan unlocked apartment in the 8900 block of Gessner on October 14.

Police said they waited several hours but the parents never showed up.

While searching for formula for the baby, officers said they found cocaine and marijuana inside the apartment.

Thecouple waslater arrested.

The children are in thecustody of relatives while the CPS investigation continues.

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