A woman has been charged with Abandoning or Endangering a Child in Wichita Falls after police found an 8-year old in the alone in back seat of a car.
Jessica Dickson was arrested after she told police she left her child with a man she admitted used drugs.
Police searched the car and found a crack pipe and marijuana residue.
The man who was suppose to be watching the child said he had gone into a convenience store for just a minute to get something.
Investigators said they believe that Dickson left the child in an area know for drug activity and placed the child at an unreasonable risk of harm.