Shamika Koyce Dunn arrested for felony child neglect

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A 21-year-old mother was arrested and charged in Dale City with felony child neglect, possession of marijuana and drinking in public.

Shamika Dunn (Photo courtesy police)

Authorities arrested Shamika Koyce Dunn, of Woodbridge. Her 3-year-old daughter was discovered walking in the street unattended.

Police returned the child to her home and, while investigating, Dunn returned home carrying half a bottle of wine and was in possession of marijuana, police said.

The child was in good condition. Police say young girl is now in the custody of another family member

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