A Texas woman was arrested after allegedly setting a car on fire while sitting inside it with her children, KTRK said.
According to Houston police, witnesses reported seeing the woman revving up her engine until it caught fire. The woman’s three children -- ages 9, 11 and 13 -- were inside the car, KTRK reported.
A witness intervened and the woman fled on foot her with her children, according to Houston police.
Police said the woman told them that “We are going to see Jesus,” KTRK reported.
The children were unharmed. The woman was put into custody and a mental health evaluation has been ordered, KTRK reported.
Southwest officers are at the scene of an incident where witnesses reported a mother tried to burn a car while inside with her three daughters 9, 11 and 13. Witnesses intervened and the female fled on foot with the children. pic.twitter.com/wiQItkSeos— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) April 23, 2018
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