Police searching for mother who allegedly kidnapped her own child

Published 10:29 pm Friday, July 26, 2019

Vicksburg Police are looking for a woman who kidnapped her child from its paternal grandmother.

Lt. Johnnie Edwards said a warrant has been issued for Carol Clark, no age or address given, charging her with kidnapping.

According to police, the father has full custody of the child and lives out of town. He brought the child to Vicksburg to spend time with his mother. While the child was at her paternal grandmother’s home, her maternal grandmother came to visit and asked to take the child home with her.

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When the maternal grandmother got home with the child, police said, she is believed to have called Clark to visit the child. Clark went to her mother’s house and reportedly took the child and left town.

The maternal grandmother has not been charged in this case.