Child Found on Streets, Mother Faces Charges
WOODBRIDGE, Va. — A woman who lives in Woodbridge faces charges of felony child neglect.
The woman’s 2-year-old son was found wandering the streets in the area of Miranda Court, near Powell’s Creek Boulevard in the River Oaks section of Woodbridge, Sunday morning.
A caller to 911 who found the child tried to find his mother but could not.
Police eventually did and arrested her.
Here’s the latest in an unedited police report:
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Felony Child Neglect – On April 6th at 2:14PM, officers responded to the 2500 block of Miranda Ct in Woodbridge (22191) for a found child. The caller reported to police that a small child, later identified as a 2 year old boy, was found wandering the neighborhood unsupervised. The caller attempted to locate the child’s guardian but were unsuccessful and contacted police. Officers arrived and also attempted to locate the child’s home. Shortly after arriving, the accused, the child’s parent, came forward from a nearby residence. The investigation revealed that the child was last seen at 11:00AM that morning. Following the investigation, the accused was arrested. The child was not injured and was released to a family member.
Arrested on April 6th:
Golou Sylvie KONE, 39, of 2563 Miranda Ct in Woodbridge
Charged with felony child neglect
Court date: unavailable | Bond: $3,500 unsecured