UPDATE: Amber Alert Canceled for Mississippi Child

By: News Release
By: News Release

UPDATE 3:07 P.M.

Alabama has canceled the Amber Alert issued for Jashayla Hopson. The child has been located and is safe.


Six year old Jashayla Markiaya Hopson was taken from her school in Kemper County Mississippi on April 30, 2013.

Authorities are looking for a 6-year-old black female. She has black hair with a pony tail on the right side and brown eyes.

She was last seen wearing turquoise pants with a pink shirt with ice cream designs on the shirt. She also had on white sandals.

The child has a scar on her right cheek.

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

This vehicle was possibly heading into Alabama.

If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of the child or her abductor contact the Mississippi Highway Patrol at 1-866-262-3775.

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