LINCOLN COUNTY, Miss (WJTV) – Louisiana police helped arrest a Mississippi man accused of kidnapping a one-year-old child on Tuesday, April 25.
The Natchez Democrat reported Vidalia police received a BOLO (be on the lookout) alert for a silver Subaru with a Michigan license plate with a man and one-year-old child inside.
Police said they conducted a traffic stop on a similar vehicle and identified the man as 23-year-old Hashem Ben-Yisrayl, 23, of Hazlehurst.
Ben-Yisrayl and Makayla Hanselman, 18, of Fort Polk, were both arrested and face felony kidnapping charges in Lincoln County, Mississippi.
The child was reunited with his family.