Grandmother charged after 4-year-old found wandering alone in Centerville

The grandmother of a 4-year-old found wandering in Centerville alone was charged with child endangering.  Photo courtesy Centerville police.
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The grandmother of a 4-year-old found wandering in Centerville alone was charged with child endangering. Photo courtesy Centerville police.

The grandmother of a 4-year-old girl found wandering North Main Street alone last week has been charged.

Vanessa Champion, 63, is facing one count of child endangering, Centerville police announced Monday.

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Police issued a public plea Thursday morning to help find the girl’s parents.

The 4-year-old was found in good health, but wasn’t wearing any shoes.

Around 11:45 a.m. Thursday, police reported they had found the girl’s parents.

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“We are currently investigating what led up to the child being found alone,” John Davis, community relations officer said in a media release.

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