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State cancels Endangered/Missing Child Alert for 3 Jackson girls

(L-R): McNeal, Whitehead, Townsend | Photos: Mississippi Bureau of Investigation

Updated Article - The state canceled an Endangered/Missing Child Alert for three Hinds County teenage girls.

Posted: Aug 16, 2019 5:05 PM
Updated: Aug 19, 2019 9:43 AM

Update 

This alert was canceled on Aug. 17. The girls were found safe.

The original post is below.

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The state has issued an Endangered/Missing Child Alert for three Hinds County teenage girls.

They are Ja’Miya McNeal,15; Trishana Whitehead, 17, and Avonna Townsend, 14.

All three were last seen in the 2000 block of Siwell Road in Jackson.

They could be with each other traveling in an unknown direction in a 2013 silver Nissan Altima with a Mississippi license plate - HNJ8384.

McNeal was last seen wearing a red shirt and blue pants. She has brown eyes and hair.

Whitehead was last seen wearing a blue shirt and blue jeans. She has brown eyes and red hair.

Townsend was last seen wearing black tights and a brown sweater. She has brown eyes and hair.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts can contact the Jackson Police Department at 601-665-7757.

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