The Mississippi Highway Patrol is issuing an Amber Alert for Katelyn Beard.She was last seen accompanied by the suspect, Dewayne Thompson. They were last seen traveling east on Lynda Street in Jackson, Mississippi, in a 2009 Nissan Altima.
Beard is currently 17 years old. She has white skin, brown hair, brown eyes, is 5 feet and 4 inches tall weighing roughly 140 pounds. Thompson is an African-American of unknown age. His hair is black and has brown eyes. He is roughly 5 feet and 9 inches tall and estimated to weigh 135 pounds.
If anyone has any information regarding the whereabouts of the child, the suspect or the vehicle, please call the Mississippi Highway Patrol at 1-855- 642-5378.
Information was provided by the Amber Alert website.