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Man charged with kidnapping 13-year-old

Dashund Davis (Source: JPD) Dashund Davis (Source: JPD)
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

JPD says a man is in custody after an early morning kidnapping, involving a teen, that occurred Friday morning.

Thirty-five-year-old Dashund Davis is charged with kidnapping, after police say he allegedly snatched a 13-year-old girl who was walking to school.

Officials say the kidnapping occurred around 7:45 a.m. Friday in the 400 block of Woody Drive.

Commander Tyree Jones said when officers arrived they learned that a 13-year-old girl had been allegedly kidnapped by an unknown man.

We're told Davis allegedly approached the teen, and after a brief conversation, snatched and pulled her into a residence. He then allegedly tried to get her into a bedroom, and after a brief struggle, the victim was able to escape and exit the residence.

The teen reported the incident to her mother. Officials say no injuries were reported.

During the course of the investigation, officers detained Davis, at his residence in the 400 block of Woody Dr. He was later identified as the suspect responsible for the incident.

Davis has been booked into the city jail.


 

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