Amber Alert issued for Jackson teen





Daily Journal reports

An Amber Alert has been issued. From the Mississippi Highway Patrol:

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is issuing an Amber Alert. 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Sunday morning from between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. She is described as a white female, with long brown hair, brown eyes, 5-foot-4 and weighing 140 pounds.

She was last seen accompanied by Dewayne Thompson. Thompson is described as a black male, black hair, brown eyes, five feet, nine inches tall and weighing 135 pounds.

They were last seen traveling in a light gray or silver 2009 Nissan Altima with Greene County license plate GRF 293. They were traveling east on Lynda Street in Jackson.

If anyone has any information regarding the whereabouts of Katelyn Beard, Dewayne Thompson or the vehicle call the Mississippi Highway Patrol at 1-855- 642-5378, that’s 1-855-642-5378.

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  • harryblah

    first of all she wasn’t kidnapped, she left willingly. I bet craigslist was the way they met. I do appreciate those stupid amber alerts interrupting my programming for a teenager that ran off with her boyfriend/pimp.