The Byram police department issued the following press release and photos:
BYRAM, MS – On Tuesday, September 29, 2015, just before 8:40 am, Byram Police Responded to 121 Southpointe Drive regarding an attempted kidnapping. The victim reported that as she got into her car in the parking lot, she was approached from behind by an unknown black male who struck her in the head with a handgun and attempted to pull her into an awaiting white Ford Fusion driven by another unknown person. Other bystanders in the area heard her screams and came to her rescue. The white Ford Fusion fled the parking lot and was last seen traveling north on the E. Frontage Road.
Anyone with information to this crime is asked to contact the Byram Police Department at 601.372.2327 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601.355.TIPS (8477). You may receive up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest.