Victim kidnapped, carjacked; JPD takes 3 in custody after foot chase on Utica Street

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) —  Three people are in custody after a foot chase in Jackson, according to authorities.

Jackson Police Commander Tyree Jones said DART officers detained three people who were in a carjacked vehicle Tuesday morning.

Two juveniles and 18-year-old Martavious Powell were arrested. Officers were able to make the arrests after a foot chase on Utica Street near Newton Street Tuesday.

On Monday, police said a person was kidnapped and carjacked on Woodrow Wilson. The victim is still recovering.

Powell is charged with carjacking, kidnapping. aggravated assault, and armed robbery. The two juveniles are only charged with trespassing in a stolen auto.

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