Big Point Man Charged With Attempted Kidnapping

A Jackson County man faces kidnapping charges after authorities say he tried to lure a child to his home. Allen Tyree has been charged with attempting to kidnap a 9-year-old child.

Jackson County Sheriff's investigators say Tyree tried to lure the child into his van by asking if the child wanted to see puppies at Tyree's home.

Tyree is 58 and from the Big Point Community. He's being held in the Jackson County Detention Center.