13-year-old facing sexual battery, kidnapping charges; Victim 4 years old

Jayveonne Price

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) —  A teenager is jailed on sexual battery and kidnapping charges in Jackson.

According to Jackson Police Commander Tyree Jones, the victim is 4 years old.

13-year-old Jayveonne Price was arrested on Wednesday. He is being charged as an adult.

Police said price allegedly took the little girl into a wooded area in northwest Jackson on January 10. The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

His bond was denied by  a judge. He is being held at the Hinds County Detention Center in Raymond.

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