CHESTERFIELD, VA—The mother Chesterfield County Police say left her three young children inside a vehicle while she went shopping is set to appear in court Monday.
Joy Barbra Gresham, 27, has been charged with three counts of felony child neglect.
Police say Gresham left the young children inside a car while she shopped in the 13000 block of Rittenhouse Drive. She was arrested when she returned to her vehicle.
The three children, all of whom are under the age of eight, were examined by Chesterfield Fire Department EMS personnel and released to a family member, police said.
Gresham is expected to appear in the Chesterfield Juvenile and Domestic Court at 2 p.m.
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