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Amber Alert: Canceled

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UPDATE: Amber Alert Has Been Cancelled

Agents of the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation have confirmed the recovery 6-year-old Jashayla Hopson in Lauderdale County, Mississippi.

The child has been taken to Rush Hospital in Meridian for observation. The Amber Alert issued earlier today has been cancelled. All inquiries should be directed to the FBI office in Jackson


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The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert.

Authorities are looking for 6-year-old Jashayla Markayia Hopson.

She was abducted from Kemper Elementary School around noon yesterday.

She has black hair with a ponytail on the right side and brown eyes.

She was last seen wearing a pink shirt with an ice cream cone design on the front, turquoise pants, and white open-toed sandals with pink toe nails.

She has a scar on her right cheek.

She may be accompanied by a black female aged 25-30, traveling in a gray four-door mid-sized sedan.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the child or her abductee is asked to call the Mississippi Highway Patrol at 888-728-4218.

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