Arrest Made in Early Morning Kidnapping Attempt


JACKSON, Miss. – Jackson Police have taken Dashund Davis, 35, into custody.

Investigators believe Davis is responsible for a kidnapping attempt Friday morning in South Jackson.

Police were called out to the scene on Woody Drive when a kidnapping report was made around 7:45 AM.

Officers say a 13-year-old girl was allegedly grabbed off the street while she was walking to school.

According to police, the girl told her mother Davis snatched her inside a home, then tried forcing her into a bedroom. After a brief struggle, officials say the girl was able to get out of the house with Davis.

Davis is now booked into the city jail facing kidnapping charges.



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