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Do you know this man?

Suspected shoplifter sought after chase

Not only is it Friday afternoon; there is no rain and plenty of sunshine in the metro. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the stories you will see on WLBT.

Ridgeland police are looking for a man who they say shoplifted from a store at Northpark Mall and then led officers on a chase.

Plus, defense attorney's in the murder trial of a former Jackson police officer, are trying to place blame on the child's mother, Phyllis Brown, saying she had a life insurance policy on the child.

And, two Pascagoula men were arrested Thursday for allegedly kidnapping a retired university professor and taking him, by car, across state lines before releasing him some 240 miles from his home.

In sports, highlights of Mississippi College baseball other action on the diamond from around the state.

Clear skies and 61 degrees in the metro. Get your full First Alert Forecast for the weekend.

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