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Mississippi 6-year-old found, Amber Alert canceled

6-year-old Jashayla Markiaya Hopson was taken from her school in Kemper County, Mississippi. 6-year-old Jashayla Markiaya Hopson was taken from her school in Kemper County, Mississippi.
KEMPER COUNTY, MS. (WAFF) -

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation confirmed 6-year-old Jashayla Hopson has been found in Lauderdale County, Mississippi. She's being taken to Rush Hospital in Meridian for observation.

An Amber Alert had been issued for Jashayla who was kidnapped from her elementary school Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

Local, state and federal authorities were involved in the search for the girl. Authorities said she was last seen at East Kemper Elementary School in Scooba around noon Tuesday, when she left with an unidentified woman.

Kemper County Sheriff James Moore said the woman went to the school library, called Jashayla by name and left with her. The librarian did not know the woman had not followed procedure and checked the child out through the office.

Jashayla's family discovered she was missing when she did not get off the school bus. 

Copyright 2013 WAFF. All rights reserved. MSNewsNow contributed to this report.

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