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Parents charged after toddler wearing only shoes found wandering in Huntington, WV

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Patricia Grieco, Photo Courtesy: West Virginia Regional Jail Authority Patricia Grieco, Photo Courtesy: West Virginia Regional Jail Authority
Charles Grieco, Photo Courtesy: West Virginia Regional Jail Authority Charles Grieco, Photo Courtesy: West Virginia Regional Jail Authority
HUNTINGTON, WV -

A mom and dad are facing charges after officers say the parents had no idea the toddler was found in a store parking lot wearing nothing but shoes. 

Charles Grieco, 41, and Patricia Grieco, 40, of Baltimore Street in Huntington, are charged with felony child neglect, according to court documents.  Officers with the Huntington Police Department say they found a two-year-old boy in the parking lot of a store in the 2900 block of 5th Avenue Sunday morning. Officers say the boy only had shoes on and managed to walk across Irvine Avenue to the parking lot on his own. 

Officers went to the boys home where they say the parents had no idea the toddler was missing.  Charles and Patricia were taken to the Western Regional Jail.

Calls to find out the condition of the child and where he was placed have not been returned.