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Armed carjacking suspect in custody in Oktibbeha County

James Ficklin

Updated Article - The Mississippi Highway Patrol has an Oktibbeha County carjacking suspect in custody.

Posted: Sep 4, 2019 11:04 PM
Updated: Sep 5, 2019 9:28 AM

Update 09/05/19 at 8:21 a.m.

Ficklin is now in custody, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

The original post is below.

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol needs your help finding a man in the Oktibbeha County area who is considered armed and dangerous.

They believe he is connected to an armed carjacking incident. 

His name is James Ficklin, and law enforcement believe he is in the Starkville area around Highway 25 and Old Highway 25.

MHP officials said to be on the lookout for a white Ford F-150 extended-cab truck with a license plate number of NF5837. 

They said the truck was stolen out of Carthage around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Ficklin is described as a black male with brown eyes and short black hair, wearing blue jean shorts and a tank top. 

If you see him, call law enforcement. 

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