UPDATE: Byram Police have released more information about a recent carjacking investigation.
On Wednesday, Chief Luke Thompson told WJTV that the carjacking happened on Davis Road.
The police department posted more information about the incident Thursday on its Facebook page.
Officers said four men in a red car pulled into the parking lot of Little Blessings From Heaven Childcare Center just before 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
Two of the men got out of the car and approached the victim. The red car took off.
Police said one of the men flashed a gun and demanded the victim’s car. The two men got into the car and left the scene heading north on
Investigators were able to trace the car to a location on McDowell Road in Jackson. Jackson Police officers recovered the vehicle and arrested 20-year-old Albert Lee Holly on unrelated charges. He is being held at the Hinds County Detention Center.
Anyone who can help the Byram Police Department identify the suspects in this crime or have any additional information that can help investigators, contact Byram Detectives at (601) 372-7747 or Metro Crime Stoppers at (601) 355-TIPS (8477).
Below is a statement from Attorney Warren L. Martin Jr., who is representing the daycare:
“We want to reassure the public that our facility and they surrounding areas are reasonably safe. The assistant director and her son were not injured as a result of this incident. We are asking members of the public with any information a bout this incident to report it to the Byram Police Department.” – Counsel for Little Blessings from Heaven Childcare Center.
Byram Carjacking investigaton
BYRAM, Miss. (WJTV) — Byram Police are investigating a carjacking.
Police Chief Luke Thomspon said the incident happened on Davis Road. We’re told that the car has been recovered.
He also said that Jackson Police have a person of interest in custody.
Jackson Police tells WJTV that they arrested a person at 11 p.m. at the Jasco on McDowell Road Tuesday for being in possession of a stolen vehcle.
No other details about the carjacking have been released. WJTV will provide updates as we get more information.