Hinds Co. Sheriff warns after attempted kidnapping

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Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason is warning parents Thursday after an attempted kidnapping in Jackson.

UPDATE 11/8/2019:

A post that was once on the Hinds County Sheriff’s page about a possible kidnapping has been deleted.

We have called Sheriff Mason to ask questions, but he has yet to answer. ‬

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason is warning parents Thursday after an attempted kidnapping in Jackson.

In a Facebook post Thursday night, Sheriff Mason posted about an attempted kidnapping in the Virden Addition earlier in the day.

Mason writes, three men in a black van with tinted windows tried to take two young women. He adds deputies do not have a make or model of the van.

Two of the men reportedly wore masks.

Sheriff Mason is asking everyone to be cautious, adding if you see anything suspicious call law enforcement.

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