Teresa Hill and Robert Underwood were charged with felony child neglect in connection with an alleged March 26 incident, according to Martinsville authorities.
Officers from the Martinsville Police Department responded around 8 a.m. that day to Roy St. to a report of a lost 5-year-old child.
Residents on Roy Street located the child outside, barefoot and in her pajamas, authorities said in a release. The residents reported they had never seen the child in the neighborhood.
After several hours of searching the area, the Martinsville Police Department and the Child Protective Services Unit from the Department of Social Services located the child’s family.
Hill and Underwood were identified as the child’s grandparents to the child, the release stated.
Hill is being held with no bond. Underwood received a $3,000 secured bond.
Both were processed at the Martinsville City Jail.