Suspect who led police on manhunt arrested

The suspect who led Tippah County and other law enforcement officials on a Man hunt throughout Tippah and Union County overnight.

Robert Kennedy, a 38 year old white male, was arrested and is being held in the Tippah County jail.

Calls to the Tippah County jail, sheriffs office and Ripley police department did not reveal what charges he is being held on.

It is believed he Stole a vehicle and was evading police.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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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