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Amber Alert canceled for missing Pearl child

Lincoln Green   Source: MS Dept. of Public Safety Lincoln Green Source: MS Dept. of Public Safety
Richard Green   Source: MS Dept of Public Safety Richard Green Source: MS Dept of Public Safety
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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The child has been found safe and his father is in custody.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has canceled an Amber Alert for 4-and-a-half-year-old Lincoln Green.

The child has been found safe and his father, 37-year-old Richard Green, is in police custody.

We are told that Green attacked the child's mother and took off with him after the altercation.

The mother is in very bad shape and is currently in a Jackson hospital.

Officials say that a truck driver heard the amber alert and spotted the vehicle Green was said to be traveling in. The car was at a truck stop in Bogue Chitto.

The trucker then called authorities.

Green was stopped and apprehended in Pike County.

We are told that it appears he was headed to Louisiana.

He is being held at the Pike County Adult Detention Center until Rankin County can bring him back.

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