Four year old child found abandoned on Mississippi highway

A four year old child was found abandoned on a Mississippi highway on Tuesday according to a release from a Missisisppi sheriff. An investigation is ongoing.

From the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department:

UPDATE FROM SHERIFF JAMES E. BAILEY SR.

CHILD LEFT ON HWY 28 IN JEFFERSON COUNTY

A few hours ago a 4 year old child was left on highway 28 in Jefferson County MS. A concerned citizen saw the child and called 911. We would like to thank the citizen cause this could have been a tragic incident. Child Protective Services is currently assisting the Jefferson County Sheriff Dept. with the investigation.

The 4 year old is safe and was not injured and is currently at the Jefferson County Sheriff Office. The investigation is ongoing at this time.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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