Michelle Dawn Nunn, the child's mother is charged with felony abduction and grand larceny of a motor vehicle, according to the sheriff's department.
Deputies responded for a missing-child call on Sunday afternoon on Oak Ridge Road, in Carroll County. The father told police that he heard his dog barking and went outside to check on his daughter. He saw his Dodge Stratus speeding out of the driveway and his daughter missing, according to police.
The State Police issued an Amber Alert and the Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the Federal Bureau of Investigations were notified.
State Police and sheriff's deputies from Floyd and Carroll Counties eventually tracked the mother and child to the Dugspur area of Carroll County. They were located inside a home. The mother was arrested and the stolen vehicle was recovered.
Michelle Nunn is being held in the New River Valley Regional Jail without bond.
The Amber Alert was canceled shortly before 8pm Sunday night.
An Amber Alert has been issued for a 7-year-old girl that authorities say was taken from her home in Carroll County Sunday afternoon.
Authorities say Alyssa Nunn was playing in the yard at her home in the 400 block of Oak Ridge Court in Cana, when an unknown woman came to her home and took her and a car that was in the family's driveway. That was at about 4:30pm Sunday.
Alyssa Nunn is described as a white female. She is 4 feet, 1 inch tall, weighing about 60 pounds. She has blue eyes and shoulder-length blonde hair. She was last seen wearing a long-sleeved shirt with pink fleece pajama pants.
Carroll County Sheriff's Office say Alyssa is believed to be in extreme danger.
The vehicle stolen during the abduction is a green 2006 Stratus Dodge with Virginia tag KCB-1720.
Authorities believe Alyssa's mother, Michelle Dawn Nunn, may be involved in the abudction. She is considered a person of interest at this point. Michelle Dawn Nunn is described as a white female, 35 years old, with long brown hair. She's about 5'3" tall.Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Carroll County Sheriff's Office at 276-728-4146, or Virginia State Police at 1-800-VACHILD.