2-year-old Jackson boy found, man questioned - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

2-year-old Jackson boy found, man questioned

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Police had issued an alert for a missing and endangered child for the toddler Friday morning. Neighbors on Georgia street said Dent lived in a home with his mother. 

The child disappeared Thursday night around 7;00, and according to police, he was in the custody of 27 year old Newell Jays. The mother later reported the child as "missing." 

Chief Lee Vance said Thursday afternoon, Newell Jays has not been arrested and charged. 

"He still may be, but we don't have enough evidence at this point to arrest him," said chief Vance. 

Vance added that the relationship between Jays and the child is unclear.

The mother picked the child up late Friday at JPD headquarters. He was unharmed. According to police Jays and the mother were involved in a domestic dispute Thursday night.

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