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Attempted kidnapping in Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Sheriff's deputies are looking for a person of interest in an attempted kidnapping in Jackson County.

According to Sheriff Mike Byrd, Tuesday afternoon a man in a light blue Honda with Oklahoma tags pulled up to a home on Old River Road as a young girl was getting off the school bus.

Sheriff Byrd said the man asked the child to get into his car. He was eventually run off by another person in a red pickup truck.

Authorities describe the person of interest as a white male with dark skin, short brown hair and blood shot eyes.

If you have any information on this person of interest, please contact the Jackson County Sheriff's Department at (228) 769-3063.

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