JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – A person allegedly stole a Jackson Police Department (JPD) patrol vehicle on Thursday, November 10.
Police said the person, who has not been identified, was apprehended on Woodrow Wilson Avenue near Bailey Avenue after the patrol car crashed.
Officer Sam Brown said the vehicle was initially stolen by the person near the King Edward Hotel. Investigators determined that the officer left the vehicle unattended.
Brown said the officer will receive additional training. The person who stole the vehicle was taken to a facility for mental health treatment.
According to Jackson police, there were no injuries. No charges will be filed.