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Police make arrest in car-theft and kidnapping

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Charles Watson   Source: JPD Charles Watson Source: JPD
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Jackson Police Department made an arrest early Thursday morning in the case of a car theft with a child inside.  25 year-old Charles Watson is charged with auto theft and kidnapping.

The incident occurred Tuesday afternoon at the Jasco station at 1801 Terry Road.  Police believe Watson jumped inside a woman's Ford Expedition while she was inside the store. Her two year-old child was inside.

Later that evening, vehicle was found in the parking lot of Target on I55 North.  The child was inside, unharmed.

Watson's initial appearance is scheduled for Wednesday morning.

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