Alert issued for endangered Mississippi baby. Authorities also looking for 55-year-old man.

Published 9:55 am Sunday, December 24, 2023

A Missing and Endangered Child Alert has been issued for a Mississippi baby.

The alert has been issued for 6-month-old Paeince Barnes, who was last seen at approximately 7 p.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of Highway 49 South in Simpson County.

According to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, Barnes may be accompanied by James Johnson, 55, who is six feet, four inches tall and weighs 282 pounds.

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Barnes and Johnson are believed to be in a blue 2007 Lexus EX with the Mississippi tag HAZ7823.