Missing 9-year-old located, now safe

Published 3:58 pm Wednesday, May 22, 2024

A missing child has been safely located, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.

On Tuesday, May 21, MBI activated an At Risk/Missing and Endangered Person notification for a 9-year-old Hinds County resident.

Jackson Police report Jaylan Smith had been last seen Tuesday about 6 p.m. in the 1300 block of Charleston Drive in the South Jackson area, wearing blue shirt and shorts.

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He was described as 4-feet, 7-inches tall, weighing approximately 65 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.